Howard S. Slobodin
General Counsel at Trinity River Authority of Texas
HOWARD S. SLOBODIN is General Counsel and Secretary, Board of Directors, of the Trinity River Authority of Texas. Mr. Slobodin received a Bachelor of Arts (Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa) from the University of Oregon and a Doctor of Jurisprudence (with honors) from the University of Texas School of Law. He joined the Trinity River Authority in April 2008. Prior to joining TRA, Mr. Slobodin practiced environmental and water law in both the public and private sectors. He began his practice as an Assistant Attorney General with the Natural Resources Division of the Texas Attorney General’s Office and subsequently represented investor-owned utilities, public utilities and districts, and private landowners in matters related to groundwater and surface water.Mr. Slobodin is the attorney-editor of the Texas Environmental Law Journal State Casenotes column and has contributed to several editions of the Essentials of Texas Water Resources, a publication of the State Bar of Texas.