About Lui Chambers
Lui Chambers is a shareholder in our transactional practice. She provides her clients a unique blend of competencies, having held both business and legal executive positions. This allows Lui to offer a very pragmatic approach and in-depth understanding of her clients’ businesses and their respective needs and requirements. Lui represents a broad array of businesses, financial institutions, energy companies, family offices and mineral owners in general corporate and commercial matters and transactions. Her practice includes advising on corporate formations and structuring, corporate governance and best practices, finance, M&A, and contract negotiations and review (including franchise agreements, distribution agreements, service agreements and other vendor contracts). Lui advises clients on matters related to energy, oil and gas, banking and finance, hospitality, farm and ranch, healthcare, commercial real estate, consumer products, and telecommunications.
Lui also counsels clients on privacy and data protection, data breach response, cybersecurity and general cyber-contracting matters. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Lui has extensive experience in real-world crisis management, both in information privacy matters, as well as in general disaster response. Lui has served as alternate incident commander of a regional incident response team, provided legal guidance in connection with incident response, headed incident investigation teams, and was tasked with drafting and implementing enhanced compliance and governance policies and protocols. Lui also has direct experience handling complex disaster situations involving the loss of life and equipment. In addition to crisis management, Lui assists clients with drafting and implementing cyber-security and general incident response plans and structures. She also advises financial institutions and industry clients in the drafting and negotiation of their website development, website hosting, Software as a Service agreements and other internet and data-based service agreements and provisions.
Prior to joining Langley & Banack, Inc., Lui served as General Counsel for the western hemisphere operations of the international upstream division of the second largest Russian oil company, where she was responsible for all legal aspects of oil and gas operations in the Americas, offshore West Africa and offshore Europe. Before going in-house, Lui practiced corporate and energy law at the Houston offices of Akin Gump and Fulbright, where her representations included merger and acquisition, finance, securities, private equity and derivatives (including ISDA and prime brokerage agreements) and associated Dodd-Frank work. Lui has conducted extensive due diligence not only in English, but also in Spanish and German, as she is fluent in both languages.
Before her career in law, Lui worked in the energy business as an energy commodities derivatives trader at Phibro Salomon and Goldman Sachs. She subsequently was Managing Director at Reliant Energy, Inc. and Director, Head of Structuring, Valuation and Risk Management at Enron Global Assets and Services. During and immediately following her undergraduate studies, Lui worked as an advisor to the Economic Planning Board in Seoul, Korea.
- Order of the Coif
- Houston Law Review, Articles Editor
- Order of the Barons
- Best S.A. Lawyers 2018, San Antonio Scene, Business & Corporate
- State Bar of Texas, Member
- San Antonio Bar Association, Member
- International Association of Privacy Professionals, Member
- IMPACT San Antonio
- Grant Review Committee, Co-Chair
- Financial Reviewer
- Texas Wall Street Women
- San Antonio Torch Club, Member
Cases & Publications
- Author, A New Supreme Court Securities Jurisprudence? 44 HOU. L. REV. 1131 (2008)
Ms. Chambers is fluent in Spanish and German. She is also familiar with Russian and Mandarin Chinese.