Providing General Counsel Services to Non-Profits and Small Businesses since 2015
GENERAL COUNSEL SERVICES
The Powis Firm PLLC is a full service law firm that provides general counsel services, including litigation, for non-profits and small businesses. It specializes in advocacy services in the conservation and environmental space and provides strategic direction for campaigns or programs for a variety of Gulf Coast non-profits.
ADDITIONAL AREAS OF FOCUS
Should we strengthen existing policies to avoid the harm to our air, water and land in the first place, or fund environmental restoration work, bit by bit, to fix the damage already done? I think most would say we have to do both. But if we’re doing both, then we need to do them equally. Previewing recent grant announcements for a variety of foundations (national and state-wide) seems to weigh heavily in favor of voluntary initiatives and restoration work aimed [...]
ABOUT THE POWIS FIRM
Jen Powis with The Powis Firm was recently named by Houstonia Magazine as a Top Lawyer for Non-profits. Acting as outside general counsel for various non-profits, Jen understands the unique needs faced by mission-driven organizations working for sound public policy in Texas. Prior to starting The Powis Firm, Jen managed advocacy efforts for two different non-profits, combining legal analysis with strategic decision making on media and budgets. During those campaigns, Jen saw that mission-driven organizations often needed sound general counsel services to aid governance and development, but most importantly, to effectively meet mission.