Jackson Walker has been a leader in energy law for more than 100 years.
Indeed, one of the Firm’s founding partners, A.W. Walker, Jr., was responsible for developing many of the fundamental concepts of modern oil and gas law. Today, we represent clients involved in every segment of the energy industry, and we have a thorough understanding of how each segment functions as a part of the overall value chain.
Our deep experience and long history of providing cutting-edge legal advice to the energy business has led companies worldwide to select Jackson Walker as their counsel of choice on complex legal matters involving the energy and natural resources industry and related service and supply sectors.
The quality and depth of Jackson Walker’s Energy practice has received national recognition from a number of sources. In the 2014-2019 editions of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings, Jackson Walker received a Tier 1 national ranking in Oil and Gas Law and Natural Resources Law. The Firm regularly receives Tier 1 metropolitan rankings in Austin for Environmental Law, in Dallas for Energy Law, and in Houston for Oil and Gas Law and Natural Resources Law.
Our Energy practice has also been recognized in several other legal guides and directories, including:
- Jackson Walker energy partners were recognized in the 2012-2019 editions of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business guide. Patrick Cowlishaw and Kathleen LaValle were both ranked for “Energy: State and Regulatory & Litigation.” Partner Mike Nasi was also ranked for his Environmental practice, and partner Daniel Vineyard has previously been ranked for his Superfund practice.
- The Best Lawyers in America in 2018 listed 20 Jackson Walker partners among its top lawyers in a number of energy-related practice areas, including Energy Law, Oil and Gas Law, Natural Resources Law, Derivatives and Futures Law, Land Use and Zoning Law, Environmental Law, and Regulatory Enforcement.
The skill and experience of our attorneys enables us to provide high levels of service to our energy clients in a broad range of diverse specialties such as bankruptcy, tax, regulatory, litigation, environmental, intellectual property, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and any number of other practice areas. Jackson Walker began by providing legal services to the energy industry, and we remain committed to continuing and expanding upon that tradition.
April 28, 2021
Jackson Walker congratulates the 23 attorneys recognized among D Magazine’s list of the “Best Lawyers in Dallas” for 2021.
April 26, 2021
During the Oilfield Water Markets 2021 Conference, Jackson Walker partner Pat Knapp will join a panel discussing the perspective of a private exploration and production (E&P) operator on optimized water management solutions.
April 20, 2021
Amanda Van Deusen Receives AAPL Special Award – Education for Her Contributions to Houston Association of Professional Landmen
On June 24, 2021, Amanda Van Deusen will receive the Special Award – Education at the AAPL Annual Meeting held in Arlington, Texas.
April 19, 2021
‘Scene in S.A.’ Recognizes 14 Jackson Walker Attorneys Among Inaugural List of “San Antonio’s Outstanding Women in Law”
Jackson Walker proudly congratulates the 14 women attorneys who have been named to Scene in S.A.’s inaugural survey of “San Antonio’s Outstanding Women in Law.”
April 12, 2021
Jordan Smith was featured in the Oil and Gas Investor cover story regarding the impact of the oil price war, pandemic, and environmental setbacks on the E&P industry.
April 5, 2021
Reagan Marble presents “A Legal and Ethical Checklist For Mineral Buyers, Lease Brokers, and Their Lawyers” during the Houston Association of Professional Landmen’s 52nd Annual Technical Workshop on Tuesday, April 27, 2021.
March 24, 2021
During the 47th Annual Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute, Joe F. Flack will present on title and environmental due diligence in oil and gas acquisitions.
March 23, 2021
Jackson Walker is pleased to announce the selection of 36 attorneys to Thomson Reuters’ 2021 “Super Lawyers – Rising Stars” list. Spanning five offices and eight major practice areas, these up-and-coming attorneys have been nominated by peers within and outside the Firm.
March 18, 2021
Jackson Walker announces the selection of eight attorneys to Lawdragon‘s list of the 500 leading practitioners in environmental and energy law. According to Lawdragon, the list recognizes attorneys at environmental organizations and at private law firms who “increasingly help their corporate clients focus on translating good thoughts into sustainable deeds.”