Greenberg Traurig’s Jordan W. Cowman Assumes Role as Chairman of the Texas Business Hall of Fame

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Greenberg Traurig’s Jordan W. Cowman Assumes Role as Chairman of the Texas Business Hall of Fame

Jordan W. Cowman, a shareholder in the Dallas office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has transitioned from the 2013 president of the Texas Business Hall of Fame (TBHF) to its chairman effective today.

Founded in 1982, TBHF is an education non-profit with a mission to (i) recognize the accomplishments and contributions of outstanding Texas business leaders and (ii) to perpetuate and inspire entrepreneurial spirit, personal integrity and community leadership. Each year, TBHF awards scholarships to outstanding Texas business students who exhibit the same entrepreneurial drive and leadership spirit.

“The Texas Business Hall of Fame is critical to helping future generations of Texans understand our state's rich business heritage, and the leaders who have paved the way with entrepreneurship, leadership and commitment,” said T. Boone Pickens, the legendary energy investor and a 2005 TBHF Inductee. “Jordan did a great job serving the Texas Business Hall of Fame as president in 2013. He has a passion for the organization and for the business climate in Texas. We look forward to his leadership and contributions in the coming year as chairman.”

“As we celebrate our tenth year in Dallas and in Texas, we are pleased to see our lawyers take active leadership roles in this community,” said Stephen C. Carlin, managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Dallas office. “Jordan has a proven record of civic and legal leadership. We are thrilled to see him become chairman of the Texas Business Hall of Fame and we stand with him as he works to recognize business leaders, entrepreneurs and business students across the state of Texas.”

Cowman focuses his law practice on transnational projects and transactions, international agreements, public international law and policy, human capital and corporate compliance, including anti-corruption and FCPA. He has a broad range of international experience representing and advising governments and international agencies on policy issues, as well as multinationals in industries including: logistics, technology, transportation, energy, defense, manufacturing, retail, banking, food, aviation, chemical, hospitality, insurance, manufacturing and private equity. Cowman is a past Chairman of the Texas Lyceum, and has served on the TBHF since 2003.

Since its establishment in 1982, TBHF has inducted over 150 outstanding Texas business leaders including former president George H.W. Bush, T. Boone Pickens, Red McCombs, Colleen Barrett of Southwest Airlines, Todd Wagner of 2929 Entertainment, Douglas Foshee of Sallyport Investments, Martha Fuller Turner of Martha Turner Properties, John L. Nau III of Silver Eagle Distributors, Frank A. Bennack Jr. of Hearst Corp and Dell Computer Corp. founder Michael Dell.

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