Gavin B. Justiss
Gavin Justiss is a research attorney in the Dallas office of Jackson Walker. He conducts in-depth legal and business development research for all practice groups, attorneys, paralegals and staff. He also analyzes complex federal and state legal issues, performs due diligence research on companies and individuals, and identifies and develops new legal research strategies and resources.
Prior to joining Jackson Walker, Gavin represented an array of clients as a litigation attorney. With a strong background in commercial litigation and appellate practice at both the state and federal levels, his practice focused on serving clients ranging from individuals on a pro bono basis to numerous Fortune 500 companies in various legal disputes.
Gavin also previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Sam A. Lindsay, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division.
B.B.A., with honors, The University of Texas at Austin
- Golden Key Honor Society, Member
J.D., with honors, The University of Texas School of Law
- Texas Law Review, Staff Member
- The Review of Litigation, Staff Member
- Susman Godfrey Moot Court Competition, Semi-finalist
United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
Deliberate Indifference Under § 1983 – Do the Courts Really Care?, 28 Rev. Litig. 953 (2009)
- Dallas Young Lawyers Association, Member, 2015-Present
- Dallas Bar Association, Member, 2015-Present
September 2, 2021Insights
New Texas Laws Impacting Businesses
On September 1, 2021, more than 650 new Texas laws went into effect. As businesses ensure compliance with several of the new laws, Jackson Walker provides a summary below of a number of newly effective and upcoming laws related to “Constitutional Carry”; COVID-19; diversity, equity, and inclusion; open government; sexual harassment claims; and the Texas Business Organizations Code.
September 1, 2021Insights
New Texas Business Organizations Code Legislation for 2021
Several key bills amending the Texas Business Organizations Code (TBOC) and Texas Business & Commerce Code (TBCC) were passed in the 87th Texas Legislature, Regular Session (the “2021 Legislative Session”), which convened on January 12, 2021, and adjourned on May 31, 2021. This legislation is summarized below and became effective September 1, 2021, unless otherwise noted.