Evan E. Fitzmaurice is an Assistant General Counsel – Legal Expert in the Office of General Counsel, where he focuses on large-scale transactions involving the University of Texas System and its institutions, certain transactions involving the Office of Innovation and Strategic Investment and the U.T. Horizon Fund, as well as general business law matters involving all institutions.
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 in Austin, Texas. Prior to that time, Fitzmaurice served as the Director of the Texas Film Commission, an agency in the Office of the Governor 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, with K&L Gates LLP and Jackoway Tyerman Wertheimer Austen Mandelbaum Morris & Klein, P.C., and in Dallas, Texas, with K&L Gates LLP and Locke Lord LLP.
Mr. Fitzmaurice was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1999 and the State Bar of California in 2006.