Oliver Pennington was elected to Houston City Council in 2009 to represent District G by an overwhelming margin. District G begins in the Memorial Park area runs along the I- 10 west to the Grand Parkway. Council Member Pennington serves on all six of the Council Committees he is the Vice Chair of the Transportation, Technology and Infrastructure Committee, Budget and Fiscal Affairs, Ethics, Elections and Council Governance, Public Safety, Quality of Life, and Housing, Sustainable Growth and Development. Prior to his election to City Council, Pennington was a partner at the law firm of Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP. During his career at Fulbright he specialized in municipal finance, municipal law, environmental law and municipal utility district law. Serving as counsel to local governments, he has vast knowledge and expertise in the areas of water supply, water quality, flooding and drainage, security, solid waste services, and administrative law. He served as contract general counsel for the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC), which provides regional planning for transportation, job creation and other public activities in our region.