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Sujit Choudhry works as a internationally known expert when it comes to comparative constitutional law. In the capacity of a Solicitor and Barrister, Sujit Choudhry continues his career giving advice on subjects such as governance, constitution building and the rule of law for the past 20 years. This also includes time spent sharing this information in Jordan, Nepal, Eqypt, South Africa, Tunisia, Yemen, Sri Lanka and the Ukraine.

Sujit Choudhry lectures have taken him all over the world to roughly 30 countries and more. His area of focus is a list of contexts that include the conditions and ceasefires regarding political violence. His main experience lies with giving needed advice on a technical level to multi-party general dialogues, leading the charge to with stakeholder consultations, being apart of the facilitation of public dialogue meetings that join together civil groups and additional stakeholders. Further, he address and performs advisory when working directly with technical experts, helping and training bureaucrats and civil servants, creating technical reports, memorandums and working with leaders of parties and the parliamentarians.

While working for the Center for Constitutional transitions, which he founded and is the director, he tries to mobilize and create knowledge regarding the needed support to build constitutions through leading and assembling a strong international group of experts. These individuals are producing options regarding policy that is evidence based to give to the researchers who set the agenda and the authorities who are making the decisions. This all is done within a building partnership along side a huge global network.

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Highland Capital Management (HCM) has a very capable President and Co-Founder in James Dondero. With more than 30 years of experience in the equity and credit markets, HCM is in proficient hands with Mr. Dondero.

In January of 1990 James Dondero and his founding partner Mark Okada created a joint venture with Protective Life Insurance Corporation. Over the years this evolved into Highland Capital Management L.P. firm based in Dallas.

According to Dallas Links, as of Oct. 7, 2016 Dondero announced that HCM has donated a million dollar challenge grant to help out the Dallas group that supports victims of family violence, The Family Place. This will help raise the last $2.8 million for the Legacy Campaign.

This news came at the same time as The Family Place’s 21st Annual Texas Trailblazer Awards Luncheon. Highland Dallas Foundation, Inc. is the philanthropic arm of HCM and they are the ones who administered the grant. They will match 50% of any money raised for the capital campaign from now until April 4, 2017.

Since the original announcement in October, The Family Place has raised $200,000 for the Legacy Campaign. According to Highland’s grant that amount will be matched by $100,000. The fundraising goal is $16.5 million and with the challenge grant in effect, they should reach that goal.

How did this all come about? Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings along with Dallas Police Chief David Brown issued a call to action to help The Family Place raise the funds they need. They will be better able to provide lifesaving shelter and life-changing services to family violence victims.

This Legacy Campaign will help with the building of a new Central Dallas Counseling Center for victims of family violence. The new center will have a dental and medical clinic, 13 emergency shelter bedrooms, multiple counseling rooms, a centralized hotline/call center, and job-training spaces.

James Dondero is a graduate of the University of Virginia where he earned the highest honors from the McIntire School of Commerce. He had double majors in Finance and Accounting which would challenge practically everybody else.

James also received certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Management Accountant (CMA), and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Under his leadership, HCM has developed into an industry leader in alternative investment management.