Himesh Gandhi Named to HBJ’s 40 Under 40

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Himesh Gandhi

SUGARLAND: Sugar Land City Councilman and attorney Himesh Gandhi has been named a recipient of the Houston Business Journal’s prestigious 40 Under 40 Award.

The award annually recognizes 40 of the greater Houston area’s best up-and-coming professionals under the age of 40.  Honorees have to be nominated and are chosen by judges based on leadership, overcoming challenges and community involvement.

Gandhi is the managing shareholder of the Sugar Land office of Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey PC.  The State Bar of Texas has recognized his expertise in the area of real estate by being Board Certified in Commercial Real Estate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  Gandhi represents individuals and entities in complex business transactions and litigation matters. His primary areas of focus are in real estate, construction, mergers and acquisitions, commercial disputes, finance and corporate matters.

In 2012, Gandhi was elected to Sugar Land City Council’s At-Large, Position One and subsequently re-elected in 2014.  His duties on City Council have included service on the Sugar Land Development Committee, Economic Development Committee, Finance/Audit Committee, Intergovernmental Relations Committee and on the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land’s planning task force.

His community involvement includes his service as a board member for the Arc of Fort Bend County and the Arc of Texas.  “My volunteer service to both the Arc of Fort Bend County and the Arc of Texas is truly near and dear to my heart.  The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and development disabilities and actively supports their inclusive participation throughout their lifetime, and serving in this organization has taught me the true meaning of humility.”

Gandhi has been a resident of Sugar Land for over 25 years.  He is a graduate of Clements High School, a graduate of Houston Baptist University and received his law degree from the South Texas College of Law.  He is married to Farrah Gandhi and they have a young son, Jaiden.