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HIPLA Annual Meeting and Election Luncheon

  • March 26, 2019
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Flemings Prime Steakhouse
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 HIPLA's Annual Meeting and Election Luncheon

Please join us to vote on the 2019 slate of officers and directors.  

 2019 Officers and Directors  


Vice President (starting April 1, 2019 for 1 year term)

Tammy Pennington Rhodes, Baker Botts


Treasurer (starting April 1, 2019 for 1 year term)

Ifti Ahmed, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office


Secretary (starting April 1, 2019 for 1 year term)

Lee Eubanks, Eubanks PLLC

Directors (starting April 1, 2019 for a two year term)

Brigitte Echols, Schlumberger

Robert Green, Winston & Strawn

Matthew Prater, Sabic

The remaining members of the Board of Directors that are not up for election this year are as follows:

President (effective April 1, 2019)

Carlyn Burton, Osha Liang LLP


President-Elect (effective April 1, 2019)

Jason Sander, LyondellBasell

Immediate Past President (effective April 1, 2019)

Keana Taylor, Upshaw PLLC

Director (terms ending March 31, 2020)

Sparkle Ellison, Boulware & Valoir

Dwayne Mason, Greenberg Traurig LLP

Christopher McKeon, Arnold & Saunders, LLP


Tax and Compliance Director (term ending March 31, 2021)

Leisa Peschel, Jackson Walker



Registration begins at 11:30 am 

Election and Lunch at 12:00 noon


2405 W. Alabama St, Houston, TX 77098


Colossal Shrimp Cocktail


Modern Caesar

Hearts of Romaine, Parmesan, Fried Capers, Prosciutto Chips, Herbed Crostini


Petite Filet Mignon

Barbeque Scottish Salmon Filet

Beech Mushrooms, Barbeque Glaze

Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes

Roasted Red Pepper and Lime Butter Sauce

Sides to Share

Fleming’s Potatoes

Sautéed Mushrooms


Key Lime Pie


Vegetarian Option Available

For vegan options, and all other dietary restrictions/requests

please contact Viddy Harris no later than March 21

Reservation Policy:

Registration (for individuals and groups) must be done on-line and payment must be made by credit card through the secure HIPLA website. All members and their guests are encouraged to register early so that an accurate count of attendees is available. All reservations for monthly luncheon meetings are due by 12:00 PM, Thursday, March 21, 2019. Registrations may be limited to space available at the chosen venue. Phone and facsimile reservations are not accepted. Members may invite guests, but are requested to include their name when responding with reservation information.


Reservations must be cancelled by 10:00 am three days prior to the event. Email cancellation to Viddy Harris at VHarris@pattersonsheridan.com. You are responsible for payment of any reservation not canceled before 10:00 am three days in advance of the event.

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