About Himesh

Council Member Himesh Gandhi was elected to his third two-year term as At-Large, Position One Council Member in 2016.

A twenty-six year resident of Sugar Land, Councilman Gandhi is known for his civic and community involvement. Gandhi is an Attorney and Partner with the law firm of Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey PC. Gandhi is also board certified in commercial real estate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.


  • May 2016 – May 2018


  • Sugar Land Resident for 20 years
  • Married to wife, Farrah
  • Son, Jaiden
  • Telfair resident


  • Sugar Land City Council, At-Large, Position One
  • Sugar Land Development Corporation
    • Director
    • Past President
    • Past Vice President
  • City Council Finance/Audit Committee
    • Board Member
  • City Council Intergovernmental Relations Committee
    • Board Member
  • Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land Task Force
    • Member
  • City Council Economic Development Committee
    • Past Board Member
  • City Council Compensation Committee
    • Past Board Member
  • City Council PARCS Interview Committee
    • Chairman
  • Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Three
    • Member
  • H-GAC General Assembly & Board of Directors
    • Past Member
  • Sugar Land Planning and Zoning Commission (2012)
  • Sugar Land Redistricting Committee (2011)
  • Sugar Land 4B Corporation (2010)
  • Sugar Land Building Standards Commission (2009)
  • Sugar Land 101 (2009)
  • Sugar Land Citizen’s Police Academy (2009)
  • Sugar Land Citizen’s Fire Academy (2008)


  • The Arc of Texas
    • Board Member
  • The Arc of Fort Bend County
    • Board Member
    • Past Vice Chairman
  • Child Advocates of Fort Bend
    • CAC Advisory Council Member
    • Past Board Member
  • Fort Bend Global Initiative
    • Legal Counsel
  • Fort Bend Cares Friends Council
    • Member
  • Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce
    • Past Legal Counsel
  • Exchange Club of Sugar Land
    • Past Co-Chair Santa’s Exchange
    • Member
  • Shape Up Fort Bend Advisory Council
    • Member
  • Sugar Land Cultural Arts
    • Gala Co-Chair
  • Indo American Forum of Fort Bend
    • Past Chairman
  • Recipient of 40 Under 40 award
    • Houston Business Journal (2015)
  • Named one of Fort Bend Rising Stars
    • Fort Bend Business Journal (2011)
  • Congressman Pete Olson Steering Committee (2011)
  • Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Non-Profit Leadership (2010)
  • Fort Bend Chamber Leadership Forum (2007)


  • South Texas College of Law
    • JD
  • Houston Baptist University
    • BBA – Marketing and Business Administration
  • Clements High School


  • Attorney and Partner at Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey PC, representing individuals and entities in complex business transactions and litigation matters. Primary areas of focus are in real estate, construction, mergers and acquisitions, commercial disputes, finance and general corporate matters
  • Board certified in commercial real estate by the Texas Board Of Legal Specialization
  • Member of State Bar of Texas
  • Member of Fort Bend County Bar Association
  • Licensed in United States Southern and Western District Courts of Texas