Offices of General Counsel

Evan Fitzmaurice

Assistant General Counsel - Legal Expert

Evan E. Fitzmaurice joined the Business Law Section of the Office of General Counsel as an attorney in November 2013, where he focuses on certain transactions involving the Office of Innovation and Strategic Investment and the U.T. Horizon Fund, as well as general business law matters.

Mr. Fitzmaurice received a B.A., with honors, from The University of Texas at Austin in 1993 and a J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law in 1999.

Before joining the University of Texas System, Fitzmaurice practiced corporate and securities law in private practice with a law firm in Austin, Texas.  Prior to that time, Fitzmaurice served as the Director of the Texas Film Commission, an agency formed in 1971 in the Office of the Governor charged with marketing the State of Texas as a film, television and video game production location, where he ran the Texas Moving Image Industry Incentive Program, a statutory grant program.  Prior to that appointment, Fitzmaurice practiced corporate and securities law in Los Angeles, California and Dallas, Texas.

Mr. Fitzmaurice was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1999 and the State Bar of California in 2006, and is a past member of the Beverly Hills and Dallas Bar Associations.