Shawn W. Cloonan

Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Planning & Development, Texas Medical Center

Shawn W. Cloonan serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Planning  & Development at Texas Medical Center.  Cloonan is responsible for all legal aspects of the corporation including compliance with the TMC covenants, contracts, real estate, non-profit corporate and tax regulation, intellectual property, employment, employee benefits, and litigation.  Additionally, Cloonan oversees Texas Medical Center’s business operations for leasing, parking and hospitality.

Prior to joining the organization, Cloonan was an attorney with Vinson & Elkins L.L.P. and Bracewell & Giuliani LLP. He holds a Bachelor of Arts – Magna Cum Laude in government from the University of Texas at Austin and earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence with Honors from The University of Texas School of Law. He is on the board of directors of the Housing Corporation of Greater Houston, a member of the Community Investment Committee of the United Way of Greater Houston, and an associate member of the First Tee of Greater Houston and Houston Junior Golf Association.  In 2013, Cloonan was honored to receive the Houston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Award.