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Sylvia J. Kerrigan

Sylvia J. Kerrigan, Brazilian, American lawyer. Recipient Major Litigation Magna Stella award, Texas General Counsel Forum, 2007. Board directors National Association Minority & Woman-Owned Law Firms, Houston Bar Association, Texas Accountants & Lawyers for the Arts, American Leadership Forum; past chairman, internat law section State Bar of Texas; fellow Texas Bar Foundation; Fellow: Texas Bar Foundation (life).

Background

  • Kerrigan, Sylvia J. was born in 1965 in Vitoria da Conquista, Brazil.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Philosophy, Political Economy & English cum laude, Southwestern University, 1986. Juris Doctor, University Texas, 1990.

    Career

    • Clerk to Justice Eugene Cook Texas Supreme Court, 1990. Attorney Clann, Bell & Murphy, Houston, 1990—1995, Marathon Oil Corporation, Houston, 1995—2003, assistant general counsel, litigation, human resources & environmental law, 2003—2009, vice president, general counsel, secretary, since 2009. Senior legal officer, & team leader United Nations Compensation Commission.

      With private practice United Nations Security Council's Commission d'Indemnisation, Geneva.

    Membership

    Board directors National Association Minority & Woman-Owned Law Firms, Houston Bar Association, Texas Accountants & Lawyers for the Arts, American Leadership Forum. Past chairman, internat law section State Bar of Texas. Fellow Texas Bar Foundation.

    Fellow: Texas Bar Foundation (life).

    Connections

    • Married Matt Kerrigan.
    • spouse: Matt Kerrigan.
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    Born 1965
    (age 52)
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