Art Hall, 48, was born in Hempstead, Texas. His parents are Archie Lee Hall (of Crockett, Texas) and Clarita Alcausin Hall (of Vigan, Ilocus Sur, Philippines). Art and his younger brother, R-T (West Point, 1995), grew up in the family’s home in Lubbock, Texas. Today, Art and his wife, Stephanie (McClain) (of Lufkin, Texas), and their 13-year old daughter, Londyn, call San Antonio and District 2 home.
Art is a graduate of Harvard University (BA, 1993), Texas Tech University (JD/MBA, 1996), and the University of Wales at Aberystwyth (UK) (LLM, 2000). He received the Pforzheimer Foundation Scholar Award at Harvard, and the Clifford Chance Business Law Prize for the highest academic award and the Calcott Pryce Subject Prizes in Banking and Finance, Corporate Insolvency, International Copyright, and Consumer Law at the University of Wales. He has several articles that have been published in law and finance journals, including his most recent article on international banking regulation published in the Journal of International Financial Markets (based in London) and the New York Law School Journal of International and Comparative Law.