Jackson Walker and Wade Cooper Named Greater Austin Business Awards Finalists


Jackson Walker is proud to announce that Wade Cooper and the Austin office have been named finalists in the Executive Leadership and Customer Service categories of the 2018 Greater Austin Business Awards. Winners across the 11 award categories will be named at a ceremony on August 30, 2018, at the JW Marriott Austin.

Designed to honor excellence in business, the awards program recognizes organizations in the Austin region for their achievements, community contributions, and milestones. Presented by the Austin Chamber of Commerce, the program is among the largest award and networking events in Central Texas with about 1,000 business leaders, entrepreneurs, organizations, government officials, and regional chambers in attendance.

Selected by a panel of independent judges, Managing Partner C. Wade Cooper is a finalist in the Executive Leadership category in recognition of his efforts to lead Jackson Walker to a higher level of success.

“Our roots in Austin go back a long time, and over the years the Firm has seen tremendous growth and change – just as Austin has.”

“I’m honored to be a finalist for an Executive Leadership Award from the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce,” Wade said. “Our roots in Austin go back a long time, and over the years the Firm has seen tremendous growth and change – just as Austin has. Being recognized for this award is a testament to the contributions our entire team has made as we’ve grown to become the largest firm in Austin and the fourth-largest in Texas.”

A finalist in the Customer Service category, the Austin office of Jackson Walker was recognized for its dedication to providing outstanding customer service and satisfaction in all aspects of client service.

“We pride ourselves on our commitment to client service,” Austin Managing Partner James Matthew Dow said. “We are fortunate to be rooted in Texas, where we can afford to keep rates competitive and remain committed to each client’s business goals. To be nominated for the Customer Service Award is an incredible honor, and we are grateful for the opportunity.”

Earlier this year, The BTI Consulting Group, Inc. recognized Jackson Walker in the BTI Client Service A-Team 2018 list for consistently providing “the absolute best” client service. It was the fourth year the Firm was recognized in the list since 2014.

For more information about the 2018 Greater Austin Business Awards, view the Austin Chamber’s announcement.


Meet Wade

Managing Partner C. Wade Cooper began his practice with Jackson Walker in 1981 and established the Austin office in 1997. Wade handles substantial commercial litigation, arbitration, and bankruptcy matters in Texas and across the United States. His clients include data center REITs, oil and gas companies, telecommunications carriers, national banks, and technology companies. In addition to his role at Jackson Walker, Wade serves as Chairman of the Board of the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

Meet JW

Founded more than 130 years ago, Jackson Walker has played a vital role in the growth and development of Texas business. Today, with more than 375 attorneys across seven Texas offices, our attorneys represent Fortune 500 companies, multinational corporations, major financial institutions, insurance companies, and a wide range of public companies and private businesses around the globe. While Jackson Walker proudly calls Texas home, our attorneys are licensed throughout the U.S. and have experience in developed and emerging markets worldwide. The Firm is ranked nationally in 27 practice areas in the U.S. News’ “Best Law Firms” rankings, has 12 Chambers USA-ranked practices, and was recognized in the BTI Client Service A-Team list in 2017.