I am the guy you call when you have a very complex project, involving a variety of groups, and many times involving the government. I stay by your side when the going gets rough and get it across the finish line.
Widely recognized and highly honored for his experience, knowledge and judgment as a lawyer, business executive, consultant and public servant, Jack Rains offers clients keen insight, strategic approaches and creative solutions to help solve their problems and achieve their goals. Clients and his partners value his extensive understanding of both governmental processes and business operations, which enhances his ability to maneuver smoothly around complex issues and through the public-private intersection.
Jack has accumulated a diverse range of skill sets during his over 50 years of professional service (1967 To Present) throughout Texas, across the nation and around the world. With a life-long commitment to community and state-wide public service, Jack has held several governmental and civic positions, including serving as Texas’ 95th secretary of state, the founding chairman of the board of the Harris County Houston Sports Authority and as an active member on the boards and executive committees of the Houston Chamber of Commerce and founder of the Houston Partnership.
Jack has represented public utilities, school districts and clients in the healthcare, alcohol distribution, communications and energy industries, among many others. As a certified mediator, he also uses his strong negotiation skills to help resolve disputes around the mediation table, avoiding the cost of litigation.