Gary L. Ingram
Gary L. Ingram was the statewide head of the Jackson Walker Labor and Employment section for more than 20 years. His experience is primarily in labor and employment law matters and civil rights litigation. Mr. Ingram has a litigation-oriented practice for a wide variety of employers including small to mid-size companies, major U.S. corporations, and various governmental entities. He has personally successfully handled every type of case in the field of employment law, from simple arbitration cases to complex class action litigation.
Mr. Ingram is Board Certified Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Mr. Ingram is an active member of the American Bar Association and State Bar of Texas, having served in various leadership roles on the State Bar of Texas Continuing Legal Education Committee, Labor and Employment Section, EEOC Liaison Committee, and OSHA Liaison Committee and on the American Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, Committee on Individual Rights and Responsibilities. In addition, he is a member of the State Bar College and is a Life Fellow in the Texas Bar Foundation and the Tarrant County Bar Foundation. Mr. Ingram also has held various memberships in the Fifth Circuit Bar Association and the American Arbitration Association's Industrial Relations Research Association.
Mr. Ingram supports a variety of community organizations, including the Humane Society of North Texas; Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals; Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Tarrant County (for abused/neglected children); Christmas Wish Project (providing Christmas presents to foster-care children); and Wings of Hope (equine therapy for children).
Mr. Ingram was named a 2015 "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers. He is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America under Labor Law and Employment Law (2006-2016) and under Litigation - Labor and Employment (2012-2016). He was named a "Top Attorney" in the 2005-2015 issues of Fort Worth, Texas magazine. He was also named a "Super Lawyer" by Thomson Reuters (2003-2015). For many years, Mr. Ingram has received an "AV – Preeminent" (highest) peer recognition rating from the Martindale-Hubbell rating service.
Speeches / Publications
Mr. Ingram has appeared as an author and lecturer at numerous educational seminars and workshops, including programs sponsored by the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Association of Business, the American Arbitration Association, the American Society of Personnel Administrators, College & University Personnel Administrators, Fort Worth Human Relations Commission, Texas Hospital Association, Fort Worth Human Resource Management Association, Association of Energy Service Companies (AESC), University of Texas School of Law, and the University of Houston Legal Foundation, as well as having presented numerous training seminars for public entities and private sector employers. He has spoken on a wide variety of topics, including Prevention of Sexual Harassment, Responding to OSHA Citations, Retaliation in the Workplace, and Damages in Employment Law Litigation.
Links to Publications
B.A., Hendrix College (AR)
J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law