Jackson Walker attorney Chris Bankler has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth for 2016-2019.
Founded in 1970, the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth’s mission is to further mutual understanding and ongoing engagement between Japanese and Americans. Jackson Walker is a proud platinum sponsor of the Japan-America Society, along with other key supporters including Toyota, Orix, and 7-Eleven. The society serves as a catalyst for on-going interaction and friendship between the people of North Texas and Japan by offering programs in arts and culture, education, business, public policy, and international exchange. For more information on the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth, CLICK HERE.
Chris is a senior associate in Jackson Walker’s litigation section, focused on the resolution of disputes for businesses, including the representation of several Japan-based businesses. His practice consists of counseling clients through the process of complex business litigation, including general business disputes, fraud claims, breach of fiduciary duty cases, and breach of contract claims. An experienced litigator, Chris has served as litigation counsel in more than 100 cases in Texas state and federal courts, as well as FINRA and AAA arbitrations. Chris received his B.A. in Asian Culture and Languages and his B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.