Gregory S. Garrison


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Practice Areas

Corporate Law
Insurance Law
Banking Law
Investment Company and Investment Adviser Law
Mergers and Acquisitions

Greg Garrison is a partner in the Galveston office of Greer, Herz & Adams, L.L.P.  His practice is focused on corporate transactions, insurance regulation, banking regulation, securities regulation, financial regulatory compliance and corporate governance.  

Greg’s clients have included large publicly traded companies, national banks, broker-dealers, investment advisers, mutual funds, non-profit entities and small businesses.  His experience ranges from routine corporate governance matters and commercial contracts to multi-million dollar mergers. That experience also includes the formation, restructuring and termination of a variety of business entities, the negotiation and drafting of corporate and commercial contracts, compliance with Securities and Exchange Commission and stock market rules and regulations, state insurance laws and regulations and federal banking laws and regulations, acquisitions and divestitures, and counseling corporate directors and officers, including advising the Board Audit Committee of a publicly traded company.  


  • The University of Texas School of Law – J.D., 1990
  • The University of Texas at Austin Graduate School of Business – M.B.A., 1990
  • The University of Texas at Austin – B.A., 1986


  • Texas

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Galveston County Bar Association
  • Hometown Bank, N.A., Board of Directors (2008 – present)
    (member of the Asset-Liability, Audit and Compliance, Dividend, Investment, and Strategic Planning Committees)

Civic Involvement

  • University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Development Board (2013-present)
  • Galveston County Salvation Army Advisory Board (2008-2011)
  • University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Institutional Review Board (2002-2010)
  • First Presbyterian Church of Galveston (Board of Trustees, 2007-2009; Session, 2005-2006; Board of Deacons, 2004)