Sue Ayers Receives Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association Litigation/Appellate Award

April 26, 2024 | Attorney News

Jackson Walker congratulates Austin partner Susan Dillon Ayers on receiving the 2024 Litigation/Appellate Award at the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Foundation (TCWLF) and Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association (TCWLA) Annual Grants & Awards Luncheon. The event took place on Friday, April 26, at the Fairmont Hotel in Austin, Texas.

TCWLF, the grant-giving arm of TCWLA, dedicated this year’s grants to local organizations providing pro bono legal aid to women and children in Travis County. The luncheon serves as a key fundraiser for these crucial grants, with the TCWLF board actively engaging in grant application solicitations from community nonprofits throughout the year. Furthermore, the ceremony celebrated local female attorneys who exemplify leadership in their respective fields. Nominees for the attorney awards are selected through peer nominations and jointly chosen by the boards of TCWLA and TCWLF.

Sue spent a decade at a prominent international law firm, appearing in state and federal trial and appellate courts in cases ranging from breach of contract to wrongful death, representing municipalities, chemical manufacturers, railroads, telecommunications companies, casinos, and accounting firms. Sue joined Jackson Walker in 2010 and added eminent domain to her varied practice. Sue represents condemnors in all aspects of land acquisition, including negotiation of easements and crossing agreements, the purchase of real property in fee simple, condemnation, and appeal. Sue also represents landowners who are having their land taken by the federal government or Texas Department of Transportation.

A dedicated member of the legal community, Sue is a longstanding member of the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association and actively contributed to the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Foundation, serving as a former board member and holding positions such as secretary and president.

Jackson Walker proudly congratulates Sue for her remarkable achievements, both within the legal profession and contributions to the Austin community at large. To learn more about the impactful contributions of Jackson Walker attorneys like Sue, we invite you to visit our Diversity & Inclusion page.