Mr. Mays serves as the general counsel for DHA. In his role as general counsel, Mr. Mays oversees DHA’s Office of General Counsel (“OGC”) and is responsible for managing the agency’s corporate by-laws, policies, procedures, compliance with relevant rules and regulations, and all other legal related matters. Mr. Mays’s expertise is in the areas of complex real estate transactions, corporate matters, and financial transactions. Mr. Mays also provides countless contributions to the Dallas community.
The OGC is responsible for training the Board of Commissioners concerning their corporate and fiduciary obligations, as well as compliance with Texas’s Open Meetings, and Public Information Acts. The OGC also manages the documentation and negotiation of DHA contracts and commercial agreements, as well as addressing commercial/residential real estate matters, general liability and property damage concerns, and litigation matters. Mr. Mays is an alumni of Leadership Dallas, and is an active member of the Dallas PENN Club.
Mr. Mays earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where he also attended the Wharton School of Business, and he holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from State University of New York at Stony Brook.