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Press Releases from Jackson Walker LLP (11 total)

Byron Egan Selected for The International Who’s Who of Corporate Governance La …

DALLAS – Jackson Walker partner Byron Egan was recently selected for inclusion in The International Who’s Who of Corporate Governance Lawyers 2011. The guide will be published in May and as a chapter of The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers 2012. This marks the second time Mr. Egan has been included in the Corporate Governance guide; he was listed in the directory in 2009. Mr. Egan has also consistently

Jackson Walker Named to BTI Client Service A-Team List

DALLAS – Jackson Walker has once again earned the title of “unparalleled leader in client service” on the BTI Client Service A-Team 2011 list. The distinction recognizes Jackson Walker as a top client service leader serving Fortune 1000 companies. The BTI Consulting Group’s A-Team 2011 list is the only law firm ranking based on direct, unprompted interviews with more than 300 corporate counsel. BTI surveys clients from a wide array of

Jackson Walker Congratulates its Best Lawyers in America

DALLAS – Sixty Jackson Walker attorneys were selected as Best Lawyers in America 2011. The firm itself was ranked number one in many areas of law in the 2011 edition. Best Lawyers in America is the oldest and one of the most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession. Best Lawyers is based on an annual peer-review survey. For the new U.S. edition, leading attorneys across the country cast more

Jackson Walker Partner Receives Good Scout Award

FORT WORTH – Jackson Walker partner Albon Head recently was awarded the 2010 Law “Good Scout” Award by the Longhorn Council of Boy Scouts of America. The Law “Good Scout” Award is an annual award that honors a well-respected attorney known for his or her strong character and respect within the Fort Worth community. The award was presented to Mr. Head in Fort Worth, Texas. Mr. Head has practiced in the federal

Jackson Walker Partner Receives Promethean Award

HOUSTON – Jackson Walker partner Randy Farber recently received the Promethean Award from the Texas Rehabilitation Association. The Promethean Award is given to a person with a disability who has demonstrated self-motivation and personal courage in overcoming the disability beyond the assistance provided by any public service or private helping service agency. The Texas Rehabilitation Association is an organization dedicated to promoting quality rehabilitation services and the profession of rehabilitation, as

Jackson Walker Partner Named “Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Manager”

DALLAS – Jackson Walker partner Michael Kaufman has been named a “2010 Five Star: Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Manager” by Crescendo Business Services. Crescendo Business Services conducted a survey where it asked high net-worth consumers and financial service professionals to evaluate wealth managers in the Dallas area. Fewer than seven percent of the wealth managers in the D-FW area were selected. Mr. Kaufman practices in the areas of estate

National Society of Hispanic MBAs Names Jackson Walker

DALLAS –Jackson Walker and the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) are pleased to announce that Jackson Walker has been selected as NSHMBA’s National General Counsel. William Hornberger of Jackson Walker will serve as the outside General Counsel to NSHMBA to work on such legal matters as the Chief Executive Officer and the National Board direct. “We’re honored that NSHMBA selected our firm to serve as its outside counsel,” said Mr.

Jackson Walker Welcomes Randel Young

HOUSTON – Jackson Walker is pleased to welcome partner Randel Young to the firm’s Houston office. Mr. Young has almost 30 years’ experience in the energy, natural resource and electric power and related service sectors, with an emphasis on structuring, negotiating and documenting oil and gas, natural resource and other projects and transactions. Mr. Young’s practice is focused on U.S. and international project development and project finance transactions, U.S. and

Jackson Walker Welcomes Michael W. Wood

HOUSTON – Jackson Walker is pleased to welcome new partner Michael W. Wood to the Corporate/Energy group in the Houston office. As an attorney in private practice, Mr. Wood has handled several billion dollars of commercial transactions involving corporate reorganizations, acquisitions and debt restructuring. He focuses on all phases of project development, including contract negotiation, financing and development, and restructuring of debt with financial institutions. He has represented developers, lenders and

Shawn O'Brien Joins Jackson Walker

HOUSTON – Jackson Walker proudly welcomes Shawn R. O'Brien to its Houston office as a tax partner. Mr. O'Brien advises clients in all types of federal and state tax issues. Mr. O'Brien regularly represents clients in civil and criminal tax controversies and litigation. He is an advocate for his clients in trial and appellate litigation on multi-industry tax issues. Mr. O'Brien also advises and represents clients seeking federal and state tax

Jackson Walker Welcomes David Seidler

FORT WORTH – Jackson Walker is pleased to welcome partner David Seidler to the firm’s Fort Worth office. His practice focuses on commercial litigation, insurance defense, and alternate dispute resolution. Since 1992, Mr. Seidler has conducted more than 1,900 mediations of federal and state court cases involving every conceivable type of dispute. He is an immediate past Board Member of the Tarrant County Bar Association and a Founding Board Member and