William R. Jenkins
William Jenkins is a trial lawyer with more than 25 years of experience and a track record of achieving results for his clients. His national practice is wide-ranging, including matters relating to shareholders, partners, trade secrets, technology, software, construction, real estate, and energy matters. William has appeared as lead counsel for public and private companies and individuals in courts across the country, including Texas, California, New Mexico, Illinois, and New York.
Throughout his career, leaders in the community have turned to William for advice. William has represented clients including JPMorgan Chase, Crescent Real Estate Equities Company, Texas Rangers Baseball Partners, American Airlines, P2 Energy Solutions, Texas Health Resources, GameStop, Fort Worth Transportation Authority, Frisco RoughRiders, and First Command Bank. William is also Managing Partner of the Fort Worth office, and he sits on the Firm’s Management and Compensation Committees.
William’s success as a trial lawyer is built upon sound judgment and strategic thinking that comes from decades of experience and a commitment to finding solutions to meet his clients’ goals. William has earned the respect of clients and opponents alike for being a dedicated problem solver. William serves as a strategic business partner in litigation matters and as an advisor in the way clients do business to mitigate their exposure if disputes arise. He takes an overall view of his clients’ business goals, needs, and circumstances to provide honest advice and develop litigation strategies best suited for success.
William’s approach to client service emphasizes cooperation, trust, and a commitment to results, efficiency, and value. William is always available to clients and maintains a focus on understanding, communicating, and exceeding expectations to achieve success in the form of favorable pre-trial resolutions, jury verdicts, or winning on appeal.
Over the years, William has found that one of the most rewarding aspects of being an attorney is the positive impact his work has on the people and companies he represents. William is acutely aware that the outcomes of cases affect real people. Because William understands that he helps his clients grow and thrive, business leaders from across the nation have relied on him to handle their most important legal cases – building long-term relationships of trust.
B.B.A., University of Texas at Austin
J.D., SMU Dedman School of Law
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
United States District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas