Mr Jonathan Frels > Bracewell LLP > Houston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Bracewell LLP
711 LOUISIANA STREET
STE 2300
HOUSTON, TX 77002
United States

Position

Jonathan Frels assists governmental bodies, nonprofit corporations and entities that contract with governmental bodies with respect to Public Information Act issues. In addition to his experience in private practice, Jonathan served as deputy attorney general for legal counsel at the Texas Office of the Attorney General, 2008 – 2010. In this role, he acted as counsel to the attorney general and supervised the Office of the Attorney General’s non-litigation civil legal divisions, including the agency’s Public Finance Division, Opinion Committee, General Counsel Division and Open Records Division. While with the Office of the Attorney General, Jonathan frequently testified before and served as a resource to members and committees of the Texas Legislature on a variety of subjects, including public finance and open government matters.

Education

The University of Texas School of Law, J.D.; 2001, with honors, Order of the Coif; Trinity University, B.A., 1998, magna cum laude