Baker Botts is a full-service, leading global law firm, recognized for our understanding of the industries we serve. We have a long, distinguished tradition of service to our clients since the 1840s. During the earliest days of Houston, Baker Botts represented the burgeoning industries of cotton merchants, brokers and railroads.
Established in 2003, Longnecker & Associates is a nationally recognized strategic compensation and corporate governance consulting firm based in Houston, Texas. With more than 20 years at the company, the core leadership team specializes in executive compensation plans, incentive plan design, governance advisory, litigation support and restructuring services.
With 13 offices worldwide, Vinson & Elkins is committed to excellence in client service, offering clients experience in handling their transactions, investments, projects and disputes across the globe. Established in 1917, the firm’s time-tested role as trusted advisor has made V&E a go-to law firm for many of the world’s leading businesses.
BDO delivers assurance, tax, and financial advisory services to clients throughout the country and around the globe. We offer numerous industry-specific practices, world-class resources, and an unparalleled commitment to meeting our clients’ needs. We currently serve more than 400 publicly traded domestic and international clients.
Deloitte LLP provides industry-leading audit & assurance, consulting, tax, and risk and financial advisory services to many of the world’s most admired brands, including more than 85 percent of the Fortune 500 and more than 6,000 private and middle market companies.
One of the world’s leading professional services firms and the fastest growing Big Four accounting firm in the United States. We’re leading the industry in new and exciting ways. Our size and strength make us much more agile and responsive to changing trends.
Lockton is a global professional services firm with 6,500 Associates who advise clients on protecting their people, property and reputations. Lockton has grown to become the world’s largest privately held, independent insurance broker by helping clients achieve their business objectives.
Preng & Associates was founded in 1980 with the goal of becoming the leading international executive search firm focused on the unique requirements of the energy industry. Today, we are pleased to be recognized as the most respected executive and board search firm in the global energy industry.
Russell Reynolds Associates (RRA) is a management consulting firm. Established in 1969, the firm assists international and domestic companies develop leaders, assess business processes, and recruit new executives. It provides leadership, advisory, and executive recruiting services
Established in 1887, Thompson & Knight is a law firm known for our capabilities in energy finance, taxation, business transactions, and an ability to resolve our clients’ controversies in or out of court. The Firm has more than 300 attorneys in its Texas and New York offices, and international offices and associations in the Americas, North Africa, and Europe.
WG is a full-service management consulting firm with a commitment to service and helping companies build excellence across finance, technology, operations and people. We serve through the person or the project by advising, managing, implementing or supplementing to help clients achieve their goals and move from startup to exit.
Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. provides investment management services to institutional investors, private wealth clients and financial intermediaries. Westwood is Texas-based and benefits from significant, broad-based employee ownership and trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "WHG."
Pearl Meyer’s leadership over the last three decadeshas guided the evolution and advancement of the executive compensation industry. As a trusted advisor, we help our clients create innovative, forward-thinking, business-based compensation strategies that drive success for their organizations.
Abernathy MacGregor is a leading strategic communications firm providing communications counsel and services to public and private companies, typically in times of transition. We advise clients on some of the highest-profile and most critical issues, including mergers and acquisitions, crises, proxy fights, and ongoing matters affecting corporate reputation or valuation.
Akin Gump opened its Houston office in 1988 to provide vigorous support to clients in the energy and technology industries. The firm’s lawyers focus on innovative, cost-effective solutions and achieving favorable results, and are frequently recognized by peers and clients as among the top in their respective areas of practice.
Alvarez & Marsal provides consulting on performance improvement, restructuring, taxation, and business advisory services, serving organizations across the world seeking to drive growth, address challenges and manage change. A&M’s Executive Compensation Practice addresses complex issues in structuring executive and board compensation packages that drive company performance and provide effective governance.
Bracewell is a leading law and government relations firm serving the energy, finance and technology industries worldwide. Our industry focus results in comprehensive state-of-the-art knowledge of the commercial, legal and governmental challenges faced by our clients and enables us to provide innovative solutions to facilitate transactions and resolve disputes.
The corporate transactional lawyers at Duane Morris LLP regularly advise boards of directors, their committees and their financial advisors regarding fiduciary duties and other corporate governance issues, including shareholder activism, management succession and compensation, board composition and structure, conflict of interest avoidance, and NASDAQ and NYSE corporate governance requirements, among other issues.
EY is committed to building a better working world, and effective corporate governance is an important element of this purpose. The EY Center for Board Matters supports boards, committees and directors in their oversight roles by providing content, insights and education to help them address complex boardroom issues.
The Houston Egon Zehnder office, established in 2006, is an executive search and board advisory leader in the global energy sector as well as serving clients in the private equity, services, consumer, and health-care sectors. We also advise boards and clients on leadership development, board and executive effectiveness and innovation.
Haynes and Boone’s Houston office is involved in a wide array of corporate transactions and litigation work with emphasis on: Energy, Oil & Gas, Real Estate, Intellectual Property, Technology, Environmental, Business Litigation, Appeals, Business Reorganization, Bankruptcy, Labor and Employment, Tax, Corporate Securities, M & A, Public and International Law.
Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, and valuation. The firm serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide with offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia-Pacific region. Independent advice and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of the firm’s commitment to client success across its advisory services. Houlihan Lokey is ranked as the No. 1 M&A advisor for all U.S. transactions, the No. 1 global restructuring advisor, and the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 20 years, according to Thomson Reuters. For more information, please visit www.HL.com.
Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 43 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.
KeyBanc Capital Markets is a leading corporate and investment bank providing capital markets and advisory solutions to dynamic companies capitalizing on opportunities in changing industries. Our deep industry expertise, broad capabilities and unique ideas are seamlessly delivered to companies across many industries.
Locke Lord is a full-service law firm ranking among The American Lawyer’s top U.S. law firms. Our team has earned a solid reputation in complex litigation, regulatory and transactional work. From Fortune 500 and middle market public and private companies to start-ups and emerging businesses, we serve our clients’ interests first.
At Kanaly, we believe you have the most to gain by looking at your financial life holistically - blending investment advice, financial planning, and real-life goal setting. We work with clients as partners in planning, managing and protecting their financial lives delivering wealth with trust through all phases of your life.
Meridian Compensation Partners has a singular focus: to provide the most effective solutions and independent advice in executive compensation and corporate governance consulting. With over 70 associates in ten offices in the U.S. and Canada, Meridian provides top management, boards and compensation committees at over 550 public and private corporations with core services that include board level advisory services, compensation program design, research and competitive market intelligence on executive pay and governance matters.
PKF Texas is a premier middle-market CPA firm in Houston, with a 32-year history focused on co-creating solutions with entrepreneurial-minded businesses and organizations. We provide audit, accounting, domestic and international tax, consulting, and entrepreneurial advisory services to emerging and middle market companies across many industries with access to worldwide resources.
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. PwC is a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 236,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services.
Beginning their careers at Big Four accounting firms, our founders instilled RGP with a tradition of service and professionalism. We’re former business leaders from industry and consulting with the expertise and experience to get the job done. Our leaders encourage teamwork and a total commitment to our clients’ goals.
RIO Advisors works with CEOs, executive teams, and Boards to grow their businesses. As thought partners, we support leaders in identifying strategic possibilities, driving organizational change, and successfully implementing strategy. Through bespoke frameworks and facilitation techniques, we help clients increase the impact of their leadership and accelerate sustainable, profitable growth.
USI Insurance Services serves more than 150,000 clients meeting their property & casualty, employee benefit, personal risk and retirement needs nationwide. We have more than 100 years of consulting and brokerage experience through our acquired agencies. We combine industry-leading national capabilities delivered through longstanding and committed local service teams.