DALLAS, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jackson Walker and the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) are pleased to announce that Jackson Walker has been selected as NSHMBA's National General Counsel.
William Hornberger of Jackson Walker will serve as the outside General Counsel to NSHMBA and work on legal matters as the organization's Chief Executive Officer and the National Board direct.
"We're honored that NSHMBA selected our firm to serve as its outside counsel," said Mr. Hornberger. "NSHMBA's long-standing commitment to teaching, training and developing leaders helps provide the American business community with the strategic leadership needed to remain competitive in the current global market. Our firm supports the values NSHMBA promotes, and we look forward to being a part of NSHMBA's continued growth and success."
The partnership is positively reciprocated by the organization, which is in its twenty-third year as a non-profit, and confident of the representation and guidance Jackson Walker offers.
"As our organization grows, and the quality and type of programs it offers widens, it becomes even more important that NSHMBA navigates new domains informed, protected and with conformity to ensure its continued success," said Manny Gonzalez, NSHMBA CEO. "Jackson Walker has a proven history of successful involvement with the community while taking its clients' best interests to heart – NSHMBA couldn't be in better hands."
About Jackson Walker
Jackson Walker L.L.P. has more than 120 years of experience in providing legal counsel to clients throughout Texas, the United States and internationally. The firm provides a strong regional base of more than 330 attorneys in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Angelo and San Antonio.
About The National Society of Hispanic MBAs
The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) was created in 1988 as a non-profit organization. Widely known as the "Premier Hispanic Organization," NSHMBA serves 36 chapters and over 7,800* members in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. It exists to increase the number of Hispanics graduating from MBA schools through scholarships, awareness programs and mentorship; enhance career management opportunities for Hispanic MBAs from school to leadership positions, through job placement and world class professional development; to be the partner of choice for organizations seeking to hire and develop Hispanic talent; and recruit and retain as life-long members a majority of Hispanic MBAs. For more information visit www.nshmba.org.
*as of March 2011 membership data
SOURCE National Society of Hispanic MBAs - National Office