Patrick Oxford is the Chairman and former Managing Partner of Bracewell. Before assuming the role of Managing Partner and to a limited extent thereafter, Mr. Oxford's practice has focused on business transactions involving energy and banking clients of the firm. In addition to his ongoing role in the firm's strategic initiatives, Mr. Oxford continues to counsel clients on the legal and public aspects of their business strategies as well as coordinating the prompt and efficient discharge of their engagements by the firm.
For many years, Mr. Oxford has been deeply involved in the business and civic affairs of Houston and the State of Texas. He was appointed by then-Governor George W. Bush to the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System, a nine member board which oversees the 15 institutions of the UT System as well as the University of Texas Investment Management Company and its $16 billion in assets.
J.D., with honors, The University of Texas School of Law, 1967
B.B.A., with honors, The University of Texas at Austin, 1966