HOUSTON, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bracewell & Giuliani LLP announced today that Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison has joined its Dallas office as senior counsel. Hutchison will apply her years in public service to her new role, consulting with clients, particularly those in the banking, energy, transportation, and telecommunications sectors.
Hutchison, the first woman to represent Texas in the U.S. Senate, served as a senator from 1993-2013. She previously served in the Texas House of Representatives from 1973-1977 and as the Texas State Treasurer from 1991-1993. In addition to her political career, Hutchison is also a former bank executive, journalist and small business owner.
"We are excited to welcome Senator Hutchison to the firm," said Bracewell Managing Partner, Mark C. Evans. "She is highly respected nationally and her experience will be a great resource to our clients as well as to her fellow attorneys at the firm."
"Our firm has a strong presence in Dallas, so adding Senator Hutchison provides a great asset, not only in Dallas, but in all of our offices," said Partner Rudolph W. Giuliani.
Hutchison, a University of Texas at Austin graduate, also graduated from the University of Texas School of Law.
Hutchison was elected by her peers to the fourth highest leadership position in the Republican conference, Chairman of the Policy Committee.
"I am pleased to join a firm with deep Texas roots that now has offices throughout the world, providing clients with representation wherever they do business," said Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison.
"The Senator and I have been friends for many years and I know she will be an immense addition to the firm," said Bracewell Chairman, Patrick C. Oxford. "Her years of experience and legal and political acumen, will be valuable for both our clients and attorneys."
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