The Legal Department provides the full range of legal services to Texas United Management Corporation as well as 19 affiliated companies in 5 states. The department’s legal professionals possess decades of collective expertise in relevant industries and areas of law, and take pride in being trusted advisors and partners to the organization. Any matter that potentially could trigger a legal issue should be brought to the Legal Department, where we strive to provide actionable counsel and support to our internal clients. Some of the most common areas of legal support include:

  • Transactional support, including contracting, purchasing, compliance, real estate and international trade
  • Understanding the legislative and regulatory environment and its impacts on the company’s business model and operations
  • Intellectual property work
  • Managing and resolving litigation
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Corporate governance matters


The Legal Department will also selectively engage outside counsel if a legal matter requires specialized expertise that is beyond the Legal Department’s core competencies.

Robert (Bob) L. Kayl

President & CEO

Robert (Bob) L. Kayl is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Texas United Corporation. Prior to joining Texas United in 2016, Bob was the Senior Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer of Tesco Corporation (formerly NASDAQ: TESO) in Houston, Texas. Bob’s earlier career positions included five years in Big-4 public accounting. Bob holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of South Dakota,
a Master of Business Administration from Baylor University, and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Arizona and Texas.