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Shahara Wright

Vice President, General Counsel
Shahara Wright

Shahara Wright is an accomplished CEO, a highly skilled business and nonprofit law attorney, and a strategic business consultant with over 25 years of distinguished performance in both the legal and business sectors. As the founder and lead attorney at The Wright Firm, PLLC, Shahara expertly navigated complex legal landscapes and strategic expansions for fast-growing seven-figure businesses and nonprofits. She has experience in corporate governance, strategic planning, entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, and comprehensive board management.

As an attorney, Shahara has guided a restaurant chain through reorganization and stock issuance, facilitating the acquisition of a football franchise, and advising a utility company during its reorganization and conversion into a limited partnership. Her ability to steer these organizations through significant transformations highlights her strategic acumen and her proficiency in managing high-stakes negotiations.

In addition to her work with for-profit entities, Shahara has played a critical role as fractional general counsel for numerous nonprofit organizations, where she has provided expert counsel on key issues such as conflicts of interest, grant management, compliance, and the development of robust operational policies and procedures.

Shahara has been recognized by Houstonia Magazine, naming her a Top Lawyer for three consecutive years and was named in Texas Super Lawyers by Thompson Reuters 2024. She holds a Juris Doctor from Texas Tech School of Law and a bachelor’s degree from Hampton University.