The perfect resume for Dallas Mayor
For more than 30 years, Marcos Ronquillo has been a successful businessman and community leader with a proven track record of bringing people together to build consensus and solve some of Dallas’ biggest challenges.
As a highly respected Dallas attorney, Marcos has represented governmental agencies, such as the Dallas Independent School District and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation as well as Fortune 500 companies in high-profile controversies where public policy and social concerns collide in the courtroom.
His dedication to the law and spirit of helping others through his legal practice earned Marcos the State Bar of Texas President's Special Citation Award and the national Spirit of Excellence Award by the American Bar Association. He was recently named to the list of the Best Lawyers in America.
Marcos has served our community as the General Campaign Chairman for United Way of Metropolitan Dallas and as a board member for the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Agency, Children’s Medical Center, Dallas Museum of Art, KERA Public Broadcasting Corporation, Methodist Medical Center, and the Dallas Arboretum, to name a few.
Marcos is the former President of the Dallas Mexican American Bar Association, former National Chairman of the University of Notre Dame Hispanic Alumni Association, and currently serves on the Board of Advisors of George Washington University Law School.
Active in their community, Marcos and his wife, Yazmin, a speech therapist with the Dallas ISD, raised their sons Marcos and Adrian in east Dallas. Marcos earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame then graduated from George Washington University Law School as a Dean Kramer Scholar.