THE DEAN’S SOCIETY recognizes donors who have given a minimum of $2,500 to the Law Fund, the annual unrestricted giving program of the UH Law Center. Dean’s Society membership is automatic and renewable each year. Members are invited to attend special events with the dean and faculty. Several giving levels distinguish the Dean’s Society.

Members as of

Dean’s Council: Annual Gifts of $20,000-$24,999

William “Tim” Moore ‘90
Retired, Plains All American Pipeline, LP
Law Center Scholars Award Patron (2014-2017)


Stephen Wallace ’83
Westlake Chemical
Law Center Scholars Award Patron (2014-2017)

Founders Council: Annual Gifts of $15,000-$19,999

Stephen P. Koch ’92
Univation Technologies

William L. Maynard ’73
Beirne, Maynard & Parsons


Leadership Council: Annual Gifts of $10,000 to $14,999

Hank Bachmann ’77

Susan L. Bickley ’84
Blank Rome LLP
Law Center Scholars Award Patron (2014-2017)

Alice A. Brown '82
Exxon Mobil Corporation

Ronald L. Clendenen '75

Clay E. Crawford ‘75   
Law Offices of Clay E. Crawford PC

Jeff C. Dodd ’79 & Susan Ohsfeldt ’79
Andrews Kurth LLP

Billie J. Ellis, Jr. ‘78
Locke Lord LLP
Law Center Scholars Award Patron (2014-2017)

Charles W. Matthews ’70

Paul D. ’95 & Mindy ’96 Moak
McKool Smith

Marie C. McGowan ’91
Exxon Mobil Corporation

Jim Roach ’82
Exxon Mobil Corporation

Janice L. Robertson ’76

Robert Schick ’81
Schick & Copeland LLP

Robert C. Sohns, Jr. ‘72
Lone Star Legal Aid
Law Center Scholars Award Patron (2014-2017)

William P. Swenson ‘87
Hilcorp Energy Company
        Law Center Scholars Award Patron (2015-2018)

Brad Tucker ’79
Mustang Machinery Co. Ltd.

John T. Unger ‘77
Thompson & Knight LLP
Law Center Scholars Award Patron (2014-2017)

Alvin Zimmerman ‘ 67
Zimmerman, Axelrad, Meyer, Stern & Wise
Law Center Scholars Award Patron (2014-2017)

Scholars Council: Annual Gifts of $5,000 to $9,999

Richard M. Alderman
Director, Consumer Law Center
Dwight Olds Chair in Law

D. Jansing ’73 Baker & Suzanne ’73 Baker
Latham & Watkins LLP

Leonard M. Baynes
Dean and Professor of Law, University of Houston Law Center

Peter G. Dorflinger ’75

Ann T. Field ’84
Gordon & Rees LLP

R. Dan Fontaine ’82
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

George F. and Catherine Goolsby
Baker Botts LLP

Malcolm D. Hawk

Tom Hetherington ’98
Edison, McDowell & Hetherington LLP

Houston Endowment, Inc

Michael P. Kessler ’73
Proskauer Rose LLP

Ronald W. Kesterson ’79
Baker Botts LLP

Leigh Ann '85 & Gregory C. '85 King
GCK Ventures LLC

Raul R. Montes ’83
Exxon Mobil Corporation

W. Ronald Robins ’69

John Shely ’86
Andrews Kurth LLP

Susan A. Stanton ’92
Zukowski, Bresenhan & Sinex LLP

Gail '86 and Willie D. ’84 Wood
Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P.

Fellows Council: Annual Gifts of $2,500 to $4,999

Pamela '82 and Marty '78 Akins

Douglas W. Alexander '80 & Lisa Geibel '79
Alexander DuBose & Townsend LLP

Robert S. "Bob" Bennett '74
Bob Bennett & Associates

The Honorable Nelda L. Blair ‘82
The Blair Law Firm, P.C.

Judith A. Blissard ‘87
Vinson & Elkins LLP

David J. Bolen ’85
Exxon Mobil Corporation

Frank R. Bradley ’92
Greenberg  Traurig, LLP

Victoria ’86 & John O. ’78 Brentin
Porter & Hedges LLP

Julia A. Brouhard ’81
Ray, Robinson, Carle & Davies PLLC

Melinda Held Brunger ‘90
Andrews Kurth LLP

Janet C. M. Buchert ’85
Shell Oil Company

Marcilynn A. Burke
Associate Dean, University of Houston Law Center
Associate Professor of Law

Richard L. Burleson '80
Burleson LLP

Michael Chambers '97
Latham & Watkins LLP

Michael Darden '86
Latham & Watkins LLP

Patricia Hamilton Dewhurst '93

Dennis E. Diesen LL.M. '09

Kirk Lee Dobbins’93
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc.

Timothy M. Donoughue ’94
Baker Hughes

Earthman Foundation
via Richard Earthman

Professor Barbara J. Evans LL.M. ’03
UH Law Center

Patrice L. Ferguson ’89
Ferguson, Camp & Poll

William N. Finnegan ’81
Latham & Watkins LLP

Tanya A. Fischer ‘03
Andrews Kurth LLP

David K. Fiveson '78
Butler, Fitzgerald, Fiveson & McCarthy, P.C.

Shawn H. Foster ’02
Exxon Mobil Corporation

Laura Gibson ’85
Ogden Gibson Broocks Longoria & Hall, LLP

Wendy Goldstein ’95
Cooley LLP

Pete L. Gonzalez ’94

Sina John '96 and Stacy Granmayeh '94

Russell W. Hall ’93, LL.M. ’06
Russell W. Hall, P.C.

Warren W. Harris ’88
Bracewell & Giuliani, LLP

Michael T. Hay ’67
309th Family District Court

Lee E. Herman ’85
Hirsch & Westheimer PC

John F. Higgins IV '83
Porter Hedges LLP

Jarvis V. Hollingsworth '93
Bracewell & Giuliani

Joe Holzer ’76
Andrews Kurth LLP

William J. Jackson ’92
Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs

Professor Paul Janicke
UH Law Center

Professor Craig Joyce
UH Law Center

Thomas M. Kirkendall ’79
Law Office of Tom Kirkendall

Judy Lee ‘80
Foster Quan LLP

Nancy Collier LeGros '93
Christus Health

Peter A. Lowy
Shell Oil Company

Cynthia M. Mabry ‘10
Mayer Brown LLP

Victor N. Makris ‘ 77
Makris Law Firm P.C.

Dwayne L. Mason ’93
Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Sylvia A. Mayer '93
Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Daniel E. McCormick ’79
Andrews Kurth LLP

Wilburn O. Mc Donald, Jr. ‘79
Thompson & Knight LLP

James McKibben '69
McKibben, Woolsey & Villarreal LLP

Chad E. Mills '98
Sutherland, Ashbill & Brennan LLP

Paul L. Mitchell '86
Andrews Kurth LLP

E. Lee Morris '93
Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr

Ewell E. Murphy, Jr.

Marvin D. Nathan ’65, '69
Nathan Sommers Jacobs, A Professional Corporation

Michael E. Nugent '72
Law Offices of Michael E. Nugent

Professor Michael A. Olivas
UH Law Center

Dora Patout '03
Repsol USA

Harry A. Perrin ’80
Vinson & Elkins LLP

Cheryl S. Phillips '89
Andrews Kurth LLP

Lawrence J. Pirtle ’66

The Honorable Carroll R. Ray ’02
Andrews Kurth LLP

James P. “Phil” Ray ’82

Doris Rodriguez '80
Andrews Kurth LLP

Charles J. Rogers ’92
Conley Rose PC

Ross Rommel, Jr. '73
Andrews Kurth LLP

Thomas W. Ryan

Susan Barrington Sanchez ’87
Exxon Mobil Corporation

H. Tom Shipp '70
H. Tom Shipp & Associates P.C.

Robert S. Simmons '66
Simmons & Fletcher

Jennifer Simons ’05
Parker Drilling

Neal S. Sutton III ’72

Kris L. '83 & T. Neil '84 Thomas
U.S. Bankruptcy Court and Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP

Jim Tillson '79

William Turcotte ’89
Noble Corporation

Nicholas Vincent ’78
Exxon Mobil Corporation

Richard Whiteley ’99
Bracewell & Giuliani, LLP