Aldean E. Kainz
Aldean E. Kainz has a diverse practice which focuses on complex litigation. He has extensive courtroom experience and has tried multiple cases to judgment. His experience encompasses breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, environmental litigation, construction litigation, malpractice defense, insurance litigation, personal injury defense of utilities, products liability defense and general business litigation.
B.A., The University of Iowa
J.D., The University of Iowa College of Law
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western District of Texas
United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern District of Iowa
- Represented hospitals in two cities with multi-million dollar defects; resolved without litigation.
- Representation of a retail electrical provider, contract dispute.
- Representation of electric utility in property damage lawsuit claiming in excess of $10,000,000 in property damage, resulting from electric utility’s alleged negligence during unprecedented 77 hour freeze.
- Representation of electric utilities in personal injury and wrongful death matters.
- Representation of utility in defense of multi million-dollar property damage claim resulting from wildfire.
The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White Inc.), Commercial Litigation, 2021-2024
- American Bar Association
- State Bar of Iowa
- State Bar of Texas, Insurance Law Section
- State Bar of Texas, Litigation Section
- Texas Association of Defense Counsel
- Defense Research Institute, Inc.
- Travis County Bar Association
- Board Member of the Western Hills Little League, Former President
- Lost Creek Country Club, Board Member
- MGA, Board Member
August 17, 2023Attorney News
‘The Best Lawyers in America’ Honors 287 Jackson Walker Attorneys in 2024 Edition, Including 12 “Lawyers of the Year” and 80 “Ones to Watch”
The Best Lawyers in America has recognized 287 Jackson Walker attorneys across 5 offices and 82 specialty practice areas in its 2024 edition, including 12 Lawyers of the Year and 80 Ones to Watch. In this year’s guide, Jackson Walker saw the largest number of attorneys in the areas of Commercial Litigation (66 attorneys) and Real Estate Law (60 attorneys) and the addition of 35 attorneys as Best Lawyers.
August 18, 2022Attorney News
‘The Best Lawyers in America’ Honors 214 Jackson Walker Attorneys in 2023 Edition, Including 11 “Lawyers of the Year” and 41 “Ones to Watch”
The Best Lawyers in America has recognized 214 Jackson Walker attorneys across 6 offices and 79 specialty practice areas in its 2023 edition, including 11 Lawyers of the Year and 41 Ones to Watch. Best Lawyers listings are based on an exhaustive peer review survey of thousands of attorneys who vote on the legal abilities of others in their practice areas.
August 19, 2021Attorney News
‘The Best Lawyers in America’ Honors 178 Jackson Walker Attorneys in 2022 Edition, Including 8 “Lawyers of the Year” and 31 “Ones to Watch”
The Best Lawyers in America has recognized 178 Jackson Walker attorneys across 6 offices and 67 specialty practice areas in its 2022 edition, including 8 Lawyers of the Year and 31 Ones to Watch. Best Lawyers listings are based on an exhaustive peer review survey of thousands of attorneys who vote on the legal abilities of others in their practice areas.
August 20, 2020Attorney News
‘The Best Lawyers in America’ Honors 164 Jackson Walker Attorneys in 2021 Edition, Including 9 “Lawyers of the Year” and 25 “Ones to Watch”
Jackson Walker congratulates the 164 attorneys who were selected by their peers as Best Lawyers, including 9 Lawyers of the Year and 25 Ones to Watch, across 6 offices and 66 specialty practice areas.
July 16, 2018Client Results
Jackson Walker successfully represented MEAG, a privately owned investment manager, in its acquisition of a 25 percent indirect managed share in SouthWest Water Company, a water utility company that owns and operates water and wastewater infrastructure in Alabama, California, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, and Texas. The transaction was closed on June 14, 2018.
August 29, 2017Insights
Once the storm has passed, and as your business begins to think about next steps following Hurricane Harvey, we have put together a list of some FAQs that may assist you with potential property and automobile insurance claims.
August 29, 2017Insights
As the impact of Hurricane Harvey continues this week, there has been a considerable amount of attention about Texas House Bill 1774, which was passed during the recent legislative session and goes into effect on September 1, 2017. The goal of this article is to explain the new law, including what it does and does not do.
February 5, 2014Client Results
Jackson Walker won a victory for its client Scott Felder on Jan. 22, 2014, when the Texas Fourth Court of Appeals in San Antonio upheld a take-nothing verdict, affirmed summary judgments obtained in his favor, and affirmed his right to recover attorneys’ fees.