Chip Babcock and Jonathan Neerman Quoted on the Changing US Supreme Court Bench

October 9, 2020 | Mentions

Following the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Jackson Walker partners Chip Babcock and Jonathan Neerman shared insights with local news media about what that means for the future of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Jonathan Neerman on Recent Opening and the Impending Election

On September 19, 2020, The Dallas Morning News spoke with Jonathan Neerman, former Dallas County Republican Chairman, about the recent opening as the November 3 election fast approaches. To read the article, see “Six Ways Justice Ginsburg’s Death Could Have Major Implications for Texas.”

Dallas partner Jonathan D. Neerman‘s practice includes all aspects of commercial litigation, arbitration, complex business litigation, real estate litigation, securities litigation, and regulatory enforcement, primarily involving financial institutions. He also regularly counsels individuals and businesses on government relations matters at the local, state, and federal levels. Previously, as Chairman of the Dallas County Republican Party, he counseled candidates and officeholders regarding compliance with state and federal campaign finance laws.

Chip Babcock on What a Conservative Majority Could Mean for Landmark Decisions

After President Trump announced his nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to join the bench, KVUE-TV featured an interview with First Amendment attorney Chip Babcock on September 27 about what a conservative majority could mean for the Supreme Court and for landmark decisions like Roe v. Wade.

Chip Babcock KVUE interview, "Amy Coney Barrett named Supreme Court nominee"

“She may be sympathetic to those who are trying to support restrictions on Roe v. Wade, but the core decision itself is not going anywhere – no matter how she feels about it,” Chip said.

Chip BabcockHouston partner Charles L. Babcock is a nationally recognized trial and appellate attorney. Chip’s practice experience includes bet-the-company litigation, First Amendment litigation, commercial litigation, intellectual property litigation, government investigations, media litigation, and appellate litigation. In addition to receiving the Ronald D. Secrest Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award from the Texas Bar Foundation, Chip has been named a “25 Greatest Texas Lawyer of the Past Quarter Century” by Texas Lawyer and a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

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Charles L. Babcock
Partner, Houston

Jonathan D. Neerman
Partner, Dallas