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"At Jackson Walker, we believe that diversity makes us better. Our commitment to recruiting, retaining, and advancing a diverse workforce enables us to better serve our clients while developing the Texas communities in which we live and work. We foster diversity by promoting a culture in which all individuals are afforded the opportunity to excel. Our Diversity Committee, which includes both lawyers and staff, develops and administers our diversity-related goals, and provides guidance and recommendations to ensure our entire practice..."

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Jackson Walker LLP

2323 Ross Avenue
Suite 600
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: (214) 953-6000


Employer Type: Private
Chairman and Managing Partner: C. Wade Cooper
Recruiting Chairs: Mike Laussade (Dallas); Kimberly Gdula (Austin); Lindsey Moorhead and Luke Gilman (Houston); Matt Swantner (San Antonio); Colin Murchison (Fort Worth)

Total No. Attorneys 2018: 380

Base Salary

1st year:  $190,000
Summer associate: $3,654/ week

Summer Associate Offers

12 out of 14 (2Ls) (2018)

Major Office Locations

Dallas, TX (HQ)
Austin, TX
Fort Worth, TX
Houston, TX
San Angelo, TX
San Antonio, TX
Texarkana, TX

Major Departments & Practices

Aviation and Aerospace
Commodities and Derivatives
Corporate and Securities
Cybersecurity, Data Breach and Privacy
Eminent Domain
Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation (ERISA)
Energy Law
Government Affairs
Health Care
Intellectual Property
Investment Funds and Investor Representation
JW Startup
Labor and Employment
Land Use and Municipal Law
Public Finance
Public-Private Partnerships
Real Estate
Restructuring, Reorganization and Bankruptcy Litigation
Special Investigations
Wealth Planning, Probate and Trusts