Irwin M. Herz, Jr.


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Practice Areas

Corporate Law
Insurance Law
Foundations and Non-Profit Corporations Law
Charitable Organizations

Buddy Herz is a partner in the Galveston office of Greer, Herz & Adams, L.L.P.  He concentrates his practice in non-profit entities and fiduciary administration.

Educational Background

  • The University of Texas School of Law – J.D., 1964
  • Rice University – B.A., 1961


  • Texas

Recognition and/or Publications

  • 2005-2009 Named a Super Lawyer in Texas Monthly. Super Lawyers is a Thomson Reuters service.

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Galveston County Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Life Member

Civic Involvement

  • American National Insurance Company, Director (1981-Present)
  • American National Property & Casualty Company, Director
  • Farm Family Life Insurance Company, Director
  • The Moody Foundation, General Counsel
  • Galveston Housing Authority
    • Chairman (1997-1998)
    • Chairman (2012-Present)
  • University of Texas Medical Branch Development Board
    • Vice Chairman (2012-2014)
    • Chairman (2014-2016)
  • City of Galveston Finance Committee, Member
  • Board of Visitors of Texas A&M at Galveston
  • Galveston Economic Development Corporation, Chairman (1992-1998)