Philip H. Hilder
Firm: Hilder & Associates, P.C.
Address: 819 Lovett Boulevard
Houston, TX 77006
Membership: Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the American Bar Association National Institute on Securities Fraud Federal Bar Association President, Houston Chapter, 1995-96 Board of Directors, 1993-2004 Chair, Criminal Law Subcommittee, present National Delegate
University: University of Iowa, B.A., with honors, 1977, Boston College, J.D., 1981
Admitted: 1981,Illinois, 1985, Texas and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois;U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas; U.S. District Cou
Biography: PHILIP H. HILDER was formerly the attorney-in-charge of the Houston Field Office of the United States Department of Justice, Organized Crime Strike Force. In that capacity, Mr. Hilder combined prosecutorial responsibilities and investigative techniques against sophisticated organized crime targets. This required coordination of investigative efforts with federal agents from the inception of target identifications through grand jury proceedings, continuing on to the ultimate prosecution. Prior to his appointment as a special attorney with the Justice Department, Mr. Hilder was an assistant United States attorney in the Southern District of Texas with the Presidential Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force. In that capacity, he coordinated interagency, interjurisdictional and international efforts against international organized crime drug trafficking. Since leaving government service, Mr. Hilder has practiced in the area of white collar criminal defense and related litigation. Currently, he is the Co-Chair of the American Bar Association National Institute on Securities Fraud; co-chair of the ABA subcommittee on Securities Fraud; Regional co-chair of the ABA White Collar Crime Committee and the Federal Bar Association (So.TX Chapter) Criminal Law Chair.