Ryan Watkins is an attorney in the Trial & Appellate Litigation section of Jackson Walker’s Dallas office. He was a summer associate at the firm in 2021.
In law school, Ryan was a part of the Corporate Law Association, the Black Law Student Association, and the International Law Society. He also interned at Bell Helicopter and Pony Oil, a land-focused oil and gas company.
Prior to his legal career, Ryan taught ninth grade speech and was an assistant football and wrestling coach at Amon Carter Riverside High School. He also worked as a Texas intern in the District Office of U.S. Congressman Marc Veasey.
B.S., Texas Christian University
- TCU Football Student-Athlete
J.D., cum laude, SMU Dedman School of Law
- Corporate Law Association
- International Law Society
- Black Law Students Association
- Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (Woodward/White Inc.), Appellate Practice, 2024
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.
November 17, 2022Newsletters
View Jackson Walker’s November 2022 Diversity & Inclusion Newsletter, Perspectives.
October 3, 2022Attorney News
This year, the firm proudly welcomes 18 law school graduates to expand our Bankruptcy, Restructuring, & Recovery, Corporate & Securities, Energy, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (ERISA), Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment, Real Estate, and Trial & Appellate Litigation practices.