Pete Boerner Managing Partner

Pete Boerner

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Pete Boerner is the Managing Partner of our Texas office, a member of our In-House Practice Group and the leader of our Energy & Natural Resources segment. With more than 15 years of executive recruiting experience, he understands that every client is unique and that there are unique challenges and nuances that are inherent in finding and placing top legal talent. Pete truly represents the best of both worlds to his clients and candidates—a seasoned executive recruiter who is well-networked and a former law student who also understands how a legal department supports all functions within organizations of all sizes and complexity.

Pete and his wife, Allison, have a son and a daughter and are active foster parents. He enjoys outdoor activities of all sorts and is an avid college football fan.


Throughout his earlier career at one of the world’s leading executive search firms, Pete provided advice and counsel to senior executives and companies and completed hundreds of assignments of varying levels of complexity and difficulty. He spent many years recruiting executives across multiple functions and industries throughout the U.S. and internationally. Since 2006, he has sharpened his focus, leveraging his collective executive recruiting expertise and legal experience to perform general counsel searches for both public and private companies.

While in law school, Pete clerked for the Houston City Council and several local law firms. Prior to that, he worked at Transamerica Fund Distributors, a mutual fund management and distribution company.


Some recent representative clients include:

  • AIG
  • Cole Capital
  • Value Options
  • The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
  • Interpublic Group of Companies
  • Spectra Energy
  • WPX Energy
  • Aptalis Pharmaceuticals
  • BG Group
  • Cheniere Energy
  • Bristow Group
  • McCoy Global
  • J.C. Penney
  • Rockwell Collins


South Texas College of Law: J.D.

The University of Texas at Austin: B.A.


State Bar of Texas

Texas Cowboy Alumni Association

University of Texas, Texas Exes

Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout