Gateway to Texas

Austin is one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States and has experienced explosive growth during recent years. From technology to state government to higher education, Austin is where the state’s diverse, interconnected entrepreneurial spirit shines brightest.

With more than 100 lawyers in Austin, we’ve grown into the city’s largest law firm and have a solid understanding of the things that matter most to clients, including real estate, private equity, technology, environmental, health care, wealth planning and banking, to name a few.

“Jackson Walker is an absolute premier law firm that represents some of the most significant businesses, large and small, in our city — and in the nation. It’s also a deeply rooted fixture at the Texas Capitol and a stellar corporate citizen in our community.”

– Will Wynn, former Austin mayor

Perhaps it’s also because we do more than just represent clients. As longtime residents of the world’s Live Music Capital, we’re involved in the Central Texas community like few others. From business interests to cultural institutions, we know that supporting the place where we live is the best way to truly go local.

Our investment in Austin also extends far beyond the business community.  We are passionate about our city and for generations have been heavily involved as community leaders, serving as board members for many outstanding civic and charitable organizations. Our legacy of community service focuses on helping make Austin a better place to live and work. We do this through donation of our time, knowledge and economic support to a wide variety of organizations including:

  • Junior Achievement of Central Texas Lifeworks
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Opportunity Austin
  • RECA
  • Texas Lyceum
  • The Salvation Army
  • The Seton Fund
  • Travis County Women’s Lawyers Foundation
  • Waller Creek Conservancy
  • Young Men’s Business League
  • ZACH Theatre

With our long and significant experience with the Texas Legislature, Texas regulatory agencies, and the Supreme Court of Texas, our attorneys are well-positioned to help companies seeking to relocate to Texas or expand operations in the Southwest region.

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Latest news from the Austin office

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    Supreme Court Ruling Curtails Forum-Shopping

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    Jonathan Lass Lectures at Texas A&M University’s College of Engineering

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  • Publication

    Upon Further Review: Supreme Court Ruling Means “Redskins” Trademark Registrations Are Still In Play

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    The Department of Labor’s New Fiduciary Rule: Frequently Asked Questions for Private Fund Advisers

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    Jonathan Lass Speaks at UT School of Law’s 30th Annual Technology Law Conference

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    Jackson Walker Attorneys Author O’Connor’s Guide – A Go-to on Oil & Gas Law in Texas

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Directions to Austin office

  • Parking

    • Visitor parking for Jackson Walker is available in the garage beneath the 101 Colorado building.
    • Access to this garage is on Cesar Chavez between Congress and Colorado. (There is a white sign that indicates Visitor Parking for the 100 Congress Building. This is the second parking garage entrance after crossing Congress Avenue.)
    • Take the garage elevators to the ground floor.
  • From Mopac take the Cesar Chavez/5th Street Exit

    • Stay right and merge onto Cesar Chavez (Austin High School will be on your right)
    • Go past Guadalupe/South First Street (South First Street bridge will be on your right)
    • Cross the Colorado Street intersection
    • The first high-rise on your left after crossing the Colorado Street Intersection is the 101 Colorado Building
    • Visitor parking for Jackson Walker L.L.P. is available in the garage beneath the 101 Colorado Building
    • Access to this garage is on Cesar Chavez between Colorado and Congress. (There is a white sign that indicates Visitor
    • Parking for the 100 Congress Building. This is the first parking garage entrance after crossing the Colorado Street intersection.)
    • Take the garage elevators to the ground floor
    • A walkway provides access from the garage to the 100 Congress Building
    • Our main lobby is located on the 11th Floor
  • From IH 35 Southbound and Northbound

    • Take the Cesar Chavez Exit
    • Go west on Cesar Chavez
    • Cross Congress Avenue
    • Visitor parking for Jackson Walker L.L.P. is available in the garage beneath the 101 Colorado Building
    • Access to this garage is on Cesar Chavez between Congress and Colorado. (There is a white sign that indicates Visitor
    • Parking for the 100 Congress Building. This is the second parking garage entrance after crossing Congress Avenue.)
    • Take the garage elevators to the ground floor
    • A walkway provides access from the garage to the 100 Congress Building
    • Our main lobby is located on the 11th Floor
  • Public Transit