As a member of the German American Chamber of Commerce South (GACC South), Jackson Walker’s attorney Manny Schoenhuber represented Jackson Walker at the welcoming ceremonies for German Bundesliga 1. FC Köln and VfB Stuttgart to Texas.
After the Bundesliga club faced off in a friendly at Q2 Stadium in Austin, Manny attended a lunch with VfB Stuttgart and GACC South at Hotel Zaza in Houston on Sunday, November 27, 2022. Monday, November 28, 1. FC Köln. He visited Jackson Walker’s Houston office for lunch with company representatives and team executives, legends and players.
Manny Schoenhuber attended an event at the Hotel Zaza in Houston to welcome VfB Stuttgart.
Jackson Walker’s Houston office welcomed 1. FC Köln to a luncheon.
“It was an absolute pleasure to join the German American Chamber of Commerce South and welcome VfB Stuttgart and 1. FC Köln from the German Bundesliga to Texas,” said Manny. “It is time for European professional soccer teams to capitalize on the excitement and associated business opportunities ahead of the 2026 World Cup hosted by the United States, Canada and Mexico. Texas is a fantastic market for professional sports and the game of soccer will continue to grow in popularity here. The presence of European business and investment is growing we have a bigger one in this state. I can’t wait for more European soccer teams to experience what Texas has to offer and look forward to welcoming VfB Stuttgart and 1. FC Köln back soon.”
“Texas is a fantastic market for professional sports and soccer will continue to grow in popularity here. We also have a growing presence of European business and investment in this state.”
Houston Managing Partner Priya Coffey stated, “We were delighted to welcome VfB Stuttgart and 1. FC Köln of the German Bundesliga to our office. It was a wonderful evening exchanging ideas with the teams and business leaders from Houston about the growth and investment potential in the US, as well as talking about soccer! Jackson Walker was honored to participate in the bands US tour and various events.
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In addition to his involvement with GACC South, Manny Schoenhuber is a member of the Texas European American Chamber of Commerce (EACC Texas) Board, and Jackson Walker proudly serves as a member of the EACC Texas President’s Circle.