Austin, Texas (PRWEB) April 22, 2014
Husch Blackwell is pleased to announce State Representative Trey Martinez Fischer will be joining the firm as a partner. An accomplished litigator, Martinez Fischer has practiced since 1998 in state and federal courts throughout Texas. He is also a member of the Texas House of Representatives from San Antonio, and is Chair of the Mexican American Legislative Caucus. Martinez Fischer will become the second member of the Texas Legislature within the firm, joining Austin Partner and Texas Senator Kirk Watson.
Dubbed a “heavy hitter” by the New York Times, Martinez Fischer has been described as a passionate public servant who crusades vigorously for matters of importance to his constituents.
“As an attorney, Trey applies that same passion and tenacity to matters on behalf of his clients,” said Austin Office Managing Partner Adam Hauser. “Texas is fortunate to have Trey as a State Representative, and now we have the privilege of counting him as a fellow partner at Husch Blackwell.”
Martinez Fischer will join the firm’s Energy & Natural Resources team and will be active in building the firm’s presence throughout Texas in areas in which Husch Blackwell has particular strengths including energy, real estate, healthcare, manufacturing and technology, financial services and agribusiness.
“Our recent merger with Brown McCarroll has paved the way for greater opportunity in the rapidly expanding Texas economy,” said Steve Carman, Husch Blackwell’s Energy & Natural Resources group leader. “Trey’s strong ties to the region will help us take advantage of the opportunities that the merger has provided.”
Martinez Fischer joined the Texas House of Representatives in 2000 and is currently serving in his seventh term. A prominent figure in Latino and Lone Star State politics, Texas Monthly magazine named him one of the “10 Best” legislators of 2013.
In 1998, Martinez Fischer founded The Law Office of Trey Martinez Fischer and has remained active in his legal practice throughout his political career. Operating a full-service litigation law firm, Martinez Fischer represented clients in a variety of areas including civil and commercial litigation, real estate and land use development matters.
Martinez Fischer received his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law (1998) and his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Texas in San Antonio (1993). Martinez Fischer was also selected as a National Urban Fellow, and earned his Master’s in Public Administration from Baruch College of Public Affairs in New York (1995).
Clients rely on Husch Blackwell’s team of nearly 50 Energy & Natural Resources attorneys to handle industry-specific challenges and effectively assist with new opportunities and ongoing projects. Providing a full range of legislative, regulatory, transactional, commercial and litigation services, the group understands the evolving energy and natural resources sectors and helps clients take advantage of a constantly changing environment to achieve their strategic goals.
Husch Blackwell is an industry-focused, full-service litigation and business law firm with locations in 15 U.S. cities and in London. The firm represents national and global leaders in major industries including energy and natural resources; financial services; food and agribusiness; healthcare, life sciences and pharmaceuticals; real estate, development and construction; and technology, manufacturing and transportation.