Patrick Butts

Patrick Butts

Director of Legal Operations and Information Governance,
Hilltop Securities

Patrick Butts, CEDS, IGP is Director of Legal Operations and Information Governance for Hilltop Securities in Dallas, Texas. Hilltop Securities is a Texas-based diversified financial services company, servicing clients from offices across the United States in Public Finance, Capital Markets, Wealth Management, Structured Finance, Clearing Services, Corporate Finance and Securities Lending. In his role with Hilltop Securities, Patrick’s responsibilities are distributed between management of corporate legal related processes and practices; consultation with in-house and outside counsel regarding management of legal initiatives; integration of an Information Governance program, consisting of records management, information classification, supervising and managing the work flow and activities of the EDiscovery team and assisting with discovery for complex litigation, regulatory investigations and other disputes, leading the development of policies and procedures, training requirements and strategic vision for the E-Discovery program and platform, and collaboration with technology and business units on information governance. Education and Professional Certifications Bachelor of Business Administration, Management, Stephen F. Austin State University Specialist in Information Governance, Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) Information Governance Professional, ARMA International Certified E-Discovery Specialist, Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS)