Abigail L. Griffith
Abigail “Abby” Griffith is an attorney in the trial and appellate litigation section of Jackson Walker’s Austin office. Abby handles all aspects of dispute resolution, with a particular emphasis on commercial litigation. Abby was a summer associate with Jackson Walker in 2018.
Prior to joining Jackson Walker, Abby served as a legal intern to Judge Bert Richardson of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, as well as Judge Lee Yeakel of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, where she drafted memoranda for the judges, drafted court orders, and performed discretionary review of pending writs and petitions.
Abby earned her J.D. from Baylor University School of Law, where she graduated cum laude. While in law school, Abby was extensively involved in moot court programs, earning the title of Finalist and Best First Year Team in the Spring 2017 M.D. Anderson Moot Court Competition; Semifinalist in the Fall 2017 Mack Kidd Administrative and Public Law Moot Court; and Quarterfinalist in the Spring 2018 ABA National Appellate advocacy Competition. Abby received her Master’s in Paralegal Studies (MPS) from George Washington University after graduating with a B.A. from Boston University.
Before practicing law, Abby worked as an International Filing Specialist for an American law firm focused on intellectual property law. She went on to serve the litigation department of Jackson Walker as a Legal Administrative Assistant, where she conducted case research, edited and analyzed litigation documents, and developed presentations for continuing legal education programs.
B.A., Boston University
MPS, George Washington University
J.D., cum laude, Baylor University Law School
- Quarterfinalist, ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition, Spring 2018
- Semifinalist, Mack Kidd Administrative and Public Law Moot Court, Fall 2017
- Finalist, M.D. Anderson Moot Court Competition, Spring 2017
- Best First Year Team, M.D. Anderson Moot Court Competition, Spring 2017