Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Richard A. Tulli was recently elected chairman of the Texas Business Law Foundation. Additionally, Partner Rick Jordan was appointed secretary-treasurer. Mr. Tulli and Mr. Jordan will serve in their respective roles for a two-year term.
Mr. Tulli is a corporate and securities attorney who represents individuals, as well as private and public companies, in a variety of industries, including financial services, medical software, hospitality, telecommunications, and oil and gas. He has previously served as section chair of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, as well as chair of the section’s information, legal opinions and corporation laws committees. In addition, he serves as co-editor of the Texas Business & Commerce Code and the Texas Business Organization Code volumes published by O’Conner’s.
Mr. Jordan serves as co-chair of Gardere’s venture capital and emerging business section. His practice covers a broad spectrum of corporate and governance matters, with a focus on venture capital financings (representing investors and issuers) and mergers and acquisitions transactions. He also handles other complex corporate matters, such as joint ventures, restructurings and licensing deals.
The Texas Business Law Foundation is a nonprofit entity whose objective is to promote a favorable business climate in Texas through the development and maintenance of modern business laws. The organization’s members include businesses, law firms, law professors, as well as individual lawyers throughout Texas.