San Antonio Human Resources Management Association Names Shanna Garcia President-Elect

April 22, 2003

Ginger Starr
Sunwest Communications

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – Haynes and Boone, LLP, an international corporate law firm, is pleased to announce that the San Antonio Human Resources Management Association recently appointed Shanna Garcia, an associate in the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group, to President-Elect. She will serve as President in 2004. Ms. Garcia also was recently elected Vice President of Research and Development.

The San Antonio Human Resource Management Association (SAHRMA) is a non-profit professional organization with a membership of more than 500 human resources professionals dedicated to the advancement of human resource management. SAHRMA's mission is to facilitate the interchange of ideas, experience, and methods concerning the relationships between management and employees, and to promote professional ethics and acquaintance among those involved in professional Human Resource Management.

Ms. Garcia is an associate in the Labor and Employment Practice Group of Haynes and Boone, and has been with the firm since 1998.  Ms. Garcia focuses her practice on the representation of employers in all types of employment matters.  Her other areas of experience include HIPAA privacy and business litigation. Ms. Garcia’s professional successes include the enforcement of arbitration agreements in Federal and State Court; defense of employers before the American Arbitration Association; no-cause findings from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Texas Commission on Human Rights and Austin Human Rights Commission; discrimination, workers’ compensation, ERISA and state tort claims; drafting handbooks, manuals and HIPAA privacy policies for both small companies and national corporations; and the defense of non-compete and non-solicitation agreements.

Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with nine offices throughout Texas, Washington, D.C. and Mexico City providing a full spectrum of legal services to clients around the world. With more than 425 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by National Law Journal.  AmLaw Tech Magazine Scoreboard ranked Haynes and Boone first in law firm technology in 2001. The firm has been recognized as one of the 25 “Best U.S. Law Firms at Which to Work” (Of Counsel, 2000), one of the “Best Corporate Law Firms in America” (Corporate Board Member Magazine, 2002) and recipient of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s 2002 Thomas L. Sager Award for commitment to diversity.

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