Haynes and Boone Attorney Appointed To Federal Trade Advisory Committee

March 24, 2006

Roy Reynolds
Haynes and Boone, LLP
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HOUSTON – Haynes and Boone LLP, an international corporate law firm, announced Friday that partner Chris Wolfe has been appointed to the Industry Trade Advisory Committee (ITAC) for Services and Finance Industries by U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez and Ambassador Rob Portman, the United States Trade Representative.

Wolfe will serve on the committee until February 17, 2010.  The ITAC is responsible for advising the federal government on the international environment for U.S. business, including trade barriers and the negotiation of trade agreements.  The committee provides policy and technical advice, as well as making recommendations to the Secretary of Commerce and the United States Trade Representative.

Houston-based Wolfe, a graduate of the University of Texas, the University of Texas School of Law and the University of Texas McCombs Graduate School of Business, serves as head of Haynes and Boone’s business planning and tax practice group.

Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with 10 offices throughout Texas, Washington, D.C., Mexico City, Moscow and New York providing a full spectrum of legal services to clients around the world. With more than 450 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by National Law Journal.  The firm has been recognized as one of the "20 Best Law Firms to Work For,” one of the “Best Corporate Law Firms in America” and has received the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s Thomas L. Sager Award for commitment to diversity.

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