Vice President and General Counsel
“I think the greatest value of the general counsel is to proactively make sure expectations on both sides of our agreements are aligned with reality, which prevents problems from happening in the first place,”
Valerie is admitted to the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas and is a member of the State Bar of Texas. She holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Sociology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She studied law at Oxford University and holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the South Texas College of Law.
Chief among Valerie’s personal interests are education, justice, peace, and conflict resolution. She actively pursues these interests as one of the two U.S. representatives to the International Council of Stewards of the More To Life Foundation, a non-profit educational organization dedicated to helping individuals achieve their full potential. As a Quaker, she attends the Live Oak Friends Meeting.
Valerie and her husband enjoy their new hobby in general aviation.