HOUSTON – Sept. 6, 2023 - Dwayne L. Mason, shareholder in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP Houston’s office, has been re-elected to the Association of Water Board Directors (AWBD) and will serve a third term as Treasurer.
“I am grateful to have the opportunity to continue my work with the Association of Water Board Directors and furthering our mission of securing a sustainable future for Texas communities,” Mason said. “I look forward to working with fellow board directors to advance the AWBD’s mission.”
For more than 20 years, Mason has served as a director in public utility districts, first in Harris County Municipal Utility District 222 from 1995 to 2006, and from 2009 to the present in Harris County Improvement District #18, where he is a founding director, and currently serves as vice president. This re-election marks Mason’s third AWBD two-year term as a trustee and treasurer.
According to AWBD, the association was founded in 1975 and is dedicated to the betterment of Texas water district operation and management through education, unification, and advocacy. The association is composed of municipal utility districts, public utility districts, special utility districts, utility districts, and water control and improvement districts. It also serves as the industry expert and source of education for water district operation and management in Texas.
Mason leads the Texas Intellectual Property Litigation Practice in Greenberg Traurig’s Houston office and focuses his practice on patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and technology-based commercial litigation. He also manages patent and trademark portfolios and assists companies in protecting and commercializing their intellectual property, including matters in the refining, chemical water and waste water treatment technologies, artificial intelligence, software, hardware, media, life sciences, energy, and natural resources industries. Mason has litigated numerous intellectual property disputes in various state and federal district courts, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal and 5th Circuits, and in domestic and international arbitration proceedings before the American Arbitration Association and International Chamber of Commerce. Prior to practicing law, Mason was also a Professional Engineer in Texas.
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