MV Transportation Appoints Lisa Winston as General Counsel
Dallas, Texas May 10, 2012 Business News(PRLEAP.COM) Today, MV Transportation, Inc., the largest passenger transportation contracting firm based in the United States announced Ms. Lisa Winston has joined the company as General Counsel and will join MV Transportation's executive team. Winston is based out of MV's Corporate Headquarters in Dallas.
"Ms. Winston brings a depth of legal and governance experience to MV. Winston's extensive background, specifically in employment law, will be a great benefit to our company which has more than 16,000 employees," said Carter Pate, CEO of MV Transportation, Inc. "We are honored to have someone of her caliber to serve on the executive team."
Prior to joining MV, Winston served as Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Energy Future Holdings Corp., a privately held Dallas-based energy company with a portfolio of competitive and regulated energy businesses and operating revenues of approximately $10 billion last year. In her role at EFH, she managed corporate governance, employment litigation and counseling, compliance and corporate security matters. Winston also spent a portion of her career in public service, having worked in the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division and Office of the Deputy Attorney General, as well as in the White House as Associate Counsel to the President of the United States.
Winston earned her bachelor's degree from Stanford University, her J.D. degree cum laude from Harvard Law School and is Iicensed to practice law in California, the District of Columbia and Texas. Winston was featured in D Magazine's 2002 list of Best Lawyers Under 40, is an alum of Leadership Dallas and served on the Board of Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas from 1999 – 2006.
About MV Transportation, Inc.
Based in Dallas, MV Transportation, Inc. is the largest private provider of paratransit services and the largest privately-owned passenger transportation contracting firm based in the United States. The company employs more than 16,000 dedicated transit professionals and operates more than 200 paratransit, fixed-route, shuttle, school bus and Medicaid contracts in 29 states, the District of Columbia, Canada and Saudi Arabia.