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Council Member Himesh Gandhi



Council Member Himesh Gandhi was elected to his third term as At-Large, Position One Council Member in 2016.

A twenty-six year resident of Sugar Land, Councilman Gandhi is known for his civic and community involvement. Gandhi is an Attorney and Partner with the law firm of Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey PC.  Gandhi is also board certified in commercial real estate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Civic


  • Sugar Land City Council, At-Large, Position One
    • Past Mayor Pro Tem
  • Sugar Land Development Corporation
    • Director
    • Past President
    • Past Vice President
  • City Council Economic Development Committee
    • Board Member
  • City Council Intergovernmental Relations Committee
    • Board Member
  • City Council Finance/Audit Committee
    • Past Board Member
  • City Council Compensation Committee
    • Past Board Member
  • Integrated Water Resources Planning Task Force
    • Member
  • Animal Services Task Force
    • Member
  • Multi-Cultural Program Task Force
    • Member
  • Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Three
    • Member
  • Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land Task Force
    • Past Member
  • Future Land Use Plan Task Force
    • Past Member
  • City Council PARCS Interview Committee
    • Past Chairman
  • H-GAC General Assembly & Board of Directors
    • Past Member
  • Sugar Land Planning and Zoning Commission (2012)
  • Sugar Land Redistricting Committee (2011)
  • Sugar Land 4B Corporation (2010)
  • Sugar Land Building Standards Commission (2009)
  • Sugar Land 101 (2009)
  • Sugar Land Citizen’s Police Academy (2009)
  • Sugar Land Citizen’s Fire Academy (2008)
Community
  • The Arc of Texas
    • Past Board Member
  • The Arc of Fort Bend County
    • Past Vice Chairman
  • Child Advocates of Fort Bend
    • Past CAC Advisory Council Member
    • Past Board Member
  • Fort Bend Global Initiative
    • Legal Counsel
  • Fort Bend Cares Friends Council
    • Member
  • Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce
    • Past Legal Counsel
  • Exchange Club of Sugar Land
    • Past Co-Chair Santa's Exchange
    • Member
  • Shape Up Fort Bend
    • Past Board Member
  • Sugar Land Cultural Arts
    • Past Gala Co-Chair
  • Indo American Forum of Fort Bend
    • Past Chairman
  • Recipient of 40 Under 40 award
    • Houston Business Journal (2015)
  • Named one of Fort Bend Rising Stars
    • Fort Bend Business Journal (2011)
  • Congressman Pete Olson Steering Committee (2011)
  • Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Non-Profit Leadership (2010)
  • Fort Bend Chamber Leadership Forum (2007)

Term


  • May 2016 - May 2018

Education

  • South Texas College of Law
    • JD
  • Houston Baptist University
    • BBA - Marketing and Business Administration
  • Clements High School

Professional

  • Attorney and Partner at Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey PC, representing individuals and entities in complex business transactions and litigation matters. Primary areas of focus are in real estate, construction, mergers and acquisitions, commercial disputes, finance and general corporate matters
  • Board certified in commercial real estate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Member of State Bar of Texas
  • Member of Fort Bend County Bar Association
  • Licensed in United States Southern and Western District Courts of Texas
Family
  • 26 year Sugar Land Resident
  • Married to wife, Farrah
  • Son, Jaiden
  • Telfair Resident