Jim Phillips

Managing Attorney (Section Manager)

Jim Phillips is the Section Manager of the Business Law Section of the Office of General Counsel, where he specializes in environmental law and related health and safety issues and manages the contracts & procurement, intellectual property, as well as a number of specialty practices.

Mr. Phillips graduated cum laude with a BA in History from Williams College and a JD with honors from The University of Texas School of Law. He has served as:

  • Deputy Comptroller, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
  • General Counsel at the Texas General Land Office
  • Division Chief at the Texas Attorney General’s Office
  • Chief Hearing Examiner and head of the Office of Legal Services, Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission.

He is Board Certified in Administrative Law. Mr. Phillips has served as Chair of the Western States Land Commissioners Legal Committee, has served on the Planning Committees for the State Bar Advanced Administrative Law Conference and Advanced Environmental Law Conference and is a former municipal judge of Rollingwood, Texas.

Contact Information

(512) 499-4474

Administrative Staff


Business Law (includes Construction and Intellectual Property)

Specialty Areas

Corporate Namings
Environmental Law
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