Vice President, Chief Counsel, and Director of Compliance at Universal Pegasus International (UPI)
Fermeen Fazal is Vice President, Chief Counsel, and Director of Compliance at Universal Pegasus International (UPI), a pipeline engineering services company. She manages a team of Contracts and Subcontracts Administrators in addition to being responsible for the legal, compliance, facilities, and quality functions at UPI.
Fermeen is the Co-Chair of the Inclusion and Diversity Committee for UPI and a member of the company’s Community Engagement Committee. Before joining UPI, Fermeen spent ten years practicing commercial litigation at Gibbs & Bruns. She began her career at Locke Lord, and clerked for the Texas Supreme Court and the Houston First Court of Appeals.
Fermeen graduated magna cum laude from the University of Houston Law Center in 2000 and is active in the UH Alumni Association. While in law school, she was the Chief Justice of the student-run Honor Court, and the Publishing Editor for the Houston Law Review.