Jackson Walker is pleased to announce Heath Armstrong has joined the Environment & Natural Resources practice as senior counsel in Austin. With deep experience in government regulation and legislative policy, Heath boosts the Firm’s representation of private and public clients involved in government regulation, including expanding the teams working on electric, water, telecommunication, and energy development projects.
“We are excited to have Heath join our team,” said Leonard Dougal, who chairs the environmental and regulatory practice. “His previous experience with the Public Utility Commission of Texas, the Texas Senate, and the State Office of Administrative Hearings will be a valuable addition to our best-in-class team as we help clients navigate government regulation matters, which are growing increasingly complex.”
On his decision to join Jackson Walker, Heath said, “Jackson Walker has an established and respectable presence in Texas when it comes to state regulatory and litigation matters. I look forward to working alongside this outstanding team and growing my practice.”
Heath received his J.D. from Baylor Law School and his B.S. from St. John Fisher College.
Founded in 1887, Jackson Walker has played a vital role in the growth and development of Texas business. With more than 400 attorneys across seven Texas-based offices, the Firm represents Fortune 500 companies, multinational corporations, major financial institutions, insurance companies, and a wide range of public companies and private businesses around the globe. The Firm is ranked nationally in 27 practice areas in the U.S. News’ “Best Law Firms” rankings, has eight Chambers-ranked practices and 16 practice areas with Chambers-ranked attorneys, and has been recognized on the BTI Client Service A-Team since 2014.
For more information about the Firm’s experience representing entities in regulatory and litigation matters, visit the Environment & Natural Resources practice page.