Mr. Pitts takes the most pride in drafting and passing Senate Bill 1, which involved developing a system for water management and creating water districts in Texas.
AUSTIN, TX, April 14, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- John R. Pitts has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
A seasoned legal professional with years of expertise representing for profit and nonprofit organizations, Mr. Pitts presently serves as the founding chair of the Texas Star Alliance, which he established in 2011. Through the lobbying firm, he represents nonprofits and businesses before the Texas legislative and executive branches, ensures bill amendments are in place, and addresses important issues, including his current focus which aims to confront the shortage of nurses and medical coverage in the state. Previously, he worked for the Texas Star Alliance as the managing principal.
During the early stages of his career, Mr. Pitts gained valuable expertise in the field with such entities as Akin Gump Hauer & Feld, LLP, Vinson & Elkins LLP, the Office of the Lieutenant Governor for the State of Texas, and the Texas Senate. Throughout his career, he has represented clients across various industries, including Fortune 500 businesses, major trade associations, and national nonprofit organizations. Outside of his work, Mr. Pitts contributes to his community as a board member for a number of organizations, including The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Big Brothers Big Sisters, March of Dimes, the Texas Affordable Housing Congress, which he founded, The Houston Collaborative for Children, The Hope Center Houston, and LIFE Houston, just to name a few.
An expert in his field, Mr. Pitts holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting, an MBA in accounting, and a JD from Southern Methodist University. Subsequently, he received a Master of Divinity from the Virginia Theological Seminary. In light of his professional achievements, he has been recognized many times as one of Texas's Top Rated Lawyers through Martindale-Hubbell and been selected by his peers as one of the Best Lawyers in the United States between 2011 and 2022. Similarly, Mr. Pitts was named the Fifth Most Influential Lobbyist in Austin through Capitol Inside and the Board Member of the Year Award via Big Brothers Big Sisters of Texas.
While his career has been filled with highlights, Mr. Pitts takes the most pride in drafting and passing Senate Bill 1, which involved developing a system for water management and creating water districts in Texas. During this time, he worked closely with the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the House to ensure the bill passed. The cornerstone of his success lay in his hard work and his family. In the coming years, Mr. Pitts intends to spearhead more efforts to pass helpful legislation for Texas.
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