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DFW: RULA featuring Richard Zansitis

Wednesday, June 07, 2017 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Strasburger & Price, LLP
901 Main Street
Suite 6000
Dallas, Texas 75202

Rice Alumni DFW and Rice University Lawyer Alumni invite you to an evening with Richard Zansitis, Rice's General Counsel, as he gives a talk titled, "What Does a University Counsel Do?" Sponsored by Strasburger & Price, LLP.

Registration deadline is Friday, June 2, 2017.

About the Speaker:

Richard A. Zansitis has been Rice’s General Counsel since February 2001.  Before Rice, he was General Counsel of Bucknell University,  Associate General Counsel at the University of Chicago and an attorney in law firms in New York and Chicago. He will talk about the need for college and university in-house attorneys and what role such counsel perform for their university clients.

Richard A. Zansitis is Vice President and General Counsel for Rice University, and has been at Rice since 2001. He is the chief legal officer for the University and its Board of Trustees, and supervises an office of three other attorneys in Rice’s Office of the General Counsel, as well as selects and oversees all outside counsel.  He received his B.A. in History with honors from the University of Chicago in 1976 and his J.D. from the Columbia University School of Law in 1979.  He is a member of the Texas (2003), Pennsylvania (1999), Illinois (1983) and New York (1980) State Bars.  Prior to his appointment at Rice, he had been General Counsel of Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, Associate General Counsel at the University of Chicago, and an attorney at firms in New York City and Chicago, specializing in labor and employment litigation for management.  He has also been a lecturer in law at the University of Chicago Law School and Northwestern University School of Law. He is a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys and the A.B.A.’s Sections of Litigation, Administrative Law and Practice and Labor and Employment Law. 

About the Sponsor:

A premier Texas law firm with a proud 78-year history, Strasburger & Price, LLP stands ready to fill the full range of legal needs for Texas-based, middle-market companies, while also performing “run the company” work for national and international clients. With experience in more than 30 practice areas, Strasburger attorneys provide legal advice to a variety of businesses – from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, both publicly and privately held – as well as individuals and governmental entities. Strasburger has Texas offices in Austin, Beaumont, Collin County, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio, as well as offices in New York City, Washington, D.C. and, as Strasburger & Price, S.C. in Mexico City. For additional information, please visit