David S. Peterman Joins Fulbright as Corporate Law Partner in Houston
David S. Peterman
HOUSTON - The international law firm of Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. today announced the addition of David S. Peterman as a partner in its Corporate Law Department in Houston. Peterman has more than 19 years of experience, including representing a broad range of domestic and international buyers, sellers, underwriters, investors and issuers in numerous acquisitions and corporate finance transactions. Peterman brings to the firm a diverse amount of industry experience-from matters involving energy, telecom and technology to automobile, hospitality and staffing issues. He also has extensive experience in Latin American transactions.
Prior to joining Fulbright & Jaworski's Houston office, Peterman was a partner at Locke, Liddell & Sapp LLP in its Corporate and Securities Section and the Technology and Commercial Transactions Section.
In addition to Peterman's legal practice, he also worked as president and chief operating officer, as well as general counsel, for BBCN, a business-to-business, Web-based marketplace for the automotive retail industry.
Before his role at BBCN, Peterman was with the Houston office of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP. At the firm, he served on the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, the Retirement Plan Committee, the Houston Hiring Committee from 1990-1999, as well as being the Houston hiring partner.
"We are delighted to welcome David to our Houston team. Through David's diverse experience, he adds to the firm not only his tremendous legal knowledge but also the perspective from the business world, having served as president and COO of BBCN," said Michael Conlon, co-leader of the firm's Corporate Department.
In addition to his many speeches, Peterman is a member of the Houston Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas, among other professional organizations.
Peterman received a B.B.A. in Finance in 1982 from The University of Texas-Austin and a J.D., with honors, from The University of Texas-Austin School of Law. He was admitted to practice in Texas in 1985.Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
Founded in 1919, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. is a leading full-service international law firm, with more than 875 attorneys in 11 offices in Houston, New York, Washington, D.C., Austin, Dallas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, San Antonio, Hong Kong, London and Munich. Fulbright provides a full range of legal services to both domestic and foreign clients worldwide.
In the 2003 BTI survey of FORTUNE 1000 general counsel, Fulbright ranked 7th in the nation in client service and was chosen as a "Top 30 Best A-Team Law Firm." In July 2003, for the second year in a row, Corporate Board Member magazine named Fulbright among the top 20 corporate law firms in the U.S. in their survey of the board members of public companies. An international lawyers' survey published in the Global Counsel 2002 Dispute Resolution Handbook picked Fulbright as one of the five best U.S. dispute resolution firms.
Additionally, the firm was named one of the American Lawyer's international "Arbitration Elite." In IP Worldwide's November 2002 issue, intellectual property counsel ranked Fulbright second among U.S. law firms for trademark counseling and litigation.