Jackson Walker Significantly Expands Land Use Practice

March 3, 2003 | Attorney News

With the addition of five new attorneys, including two partners, Jackson Walker has increased its land use practice to one of the largest in the state of Texas. All five attorneys—partners Susan Mead and Bill Dahlstrom, senior counsel Jonathan G. Vinson and Myron D. Dornic, and associate Suzan Kedron-Lyn are from the Dallas law firm of Jenkens & Gilchrist.

Mike Wilson, Jackson Walker’s Managing Partner, states that, “These additions expand our existing real estate practice and significantly increase our capabilities in the land use area. Partners Susan Mead and Bill Dahlstrom are respected nationally and we are delighted that they, along with their group, will be joining Jackson Walker.”

Susan Mead brings a depth of knowledge in land use law with more than 25 years experience focusing on zoning, planning and entitlements law including implementation of tax increment financing districts and other economic development incentives. She has successfully represented numerous local and regional residential and commercial developments and projects.

Bill Dahlstrom specializes in all areas of land use law. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, and numerous real estate associations. Most recently he has been involved in the master-planned community of Clear Creek Ranch, and the Dallas National Golf Club, one of the premier golf clubs in the country.

Their practice includes representation before city councils, city planning commissions, and urban renewal boards throughout the nation. Both Ms. Mead and Mr. Dahlstrom were chosen as Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine in 2001.

Today, Jackson Walker offers expertise in virtually every area of the law through a strong regional base of over 300 attorneys in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Richardson, San Angelo, and San Antonio. The continual development of a broad foundation of practice areas has enabled the firm to attract an outstanding group of clients including Fortune 500 companies, multi-national corporations, major financial institutions, and a wide range of publicly traded corporations and closely held businesses. Jackson Walker is a founding member of Globalaw, a worldwide network of law firms with offices throughout the U.S. and in over 60 foreign countries.

In This Story

William S. Dahlstrom
Partner, Dallas

Myron D. Dornic
Senior Counsel, Dallas

L. Suzan Kedron
Partner, Dallas

Jonathan G. Vinson
Partner, Dallas