Land Use

Jackson Walker’s land use and municipal law practice group – the largest in the Southwest – handles transactions from the city to the suburbs and beyond. Whether it’s an urban redevelopment, industrial complex, or a brand-new neighborhood, we assist clients with securing appropriate zoning, addressing thoroughfare and circulation issues, and obtaining necessary approvals. We also help our clients devise and implement the most cost-effective approaches to their projects.

Christopher B. Bradford

Christopher B. Bradford

Senior Counsel, Austin
512.236.2320

Myron D. Dornic

Myron D. Dornic

Senior Counsel, Dallas
214.953.5946

Jenny Roan Forgey

Jenny Roan Forgey

Senior Counsel, Austin
512.236.2006

Luke Franz

Luke Franz

Associate, Dallas
214.953.6063

Henry Gilmore

Henry Gilmore

Senior Counsel, Austin
512.236.2342

Katherine Loayza

Katherine Loayza

Land Use Consultant, Austin
512.236.2259

Pamela Madere

Pamela Madere

Partner, Austin
512.236.2048

Victoria Morris

Victoria Morris

Associate, Dallas
214.953.6080

Tyler Wallach

Tyler Wallach

Senior Counsel, Fort Worth
817.334.7203

February 5, 2024
Attorney News

Jenny Roan Forgey Expands Jackson Walker’s Land Use Practice in Austin

Jackson Walker is pleased to welcome Jenny Roan Forgey as Senior Counsel in the Land Use practice group of the Austin office.

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February 1, 2024
Attorney News

Tyler Wallach Joins Trial & Appellate Litigation Practice in Fort Worth

Jackson Walker is pleased to welcome Tyler Wallach as senior counsel in the Trial & Appellate Litigation practice of the Fort Worth office.

January 25, 2024
Attorney News

Tim Taylor and Pamela Madere Appointed to Board of Directors Executive Committee of Real Estate Council of Austin

Jackson Walker congratulates partners Timothy C. Taylor and Pamela Madere for their appointments to leadership positions on the 2024 Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Real Estate Council of Austin (RECA). Pam will serve as Secretary/Counsel, and Tim will serve as Vice Chair of Community Engagement.

Pam Madere

January 17, 2024
Attorney News

Pamela Madere Joins Austin Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee

Jackson Walker partner Pamela Madere has been appointed to the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Austin Chamber of Commerce, serving as General Counsel until the conclusion of 2026.

Pam Madere

December 15, 2023
Attorney News

Pamela Madere Receives Highest Honor at Real Estate Council of Austin Awards Reception

Jackson Walker congratulates partner Pamela Madere on being named the 2023 recipient of the Gary S. Farmer Commendation of Excellence Award at the Real Estate Council of Austin’s Annual Meeting and Awards Reception. The ceremony took place on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, at the JW Marriott Hotel in Austin, Texas.

2024 Best Law Firms announcement

November 2, 2023
Spotlight

Jackson Walker Earns 25 National and 134 Metro Rankings in 2024 Edition of “Best Law Firms”

Jackson Walker proudly announces the firm’s inclusion in the 2024 edition of Best Law Firms® by Best Lawyers. This year, Jackson Walker observed notable improvements in the national rankings, including the rise of Appellate Practice to Tier 1, Banking and Finance Law and Litigation – Labor and Employment to Tier 2, and the addition of Energy Law and Environmental Law in Tier 3.

Suzan Kedron and Chad Cole

October 16, 2023
Speaking Engagements

Suzan Kedron and Chad Cole to Discuss the Future of Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace at FutureCast 2023 Conference

Jackson Walker partner L. Suzan Kedron and Social Impact & Sustainability Manager Chad Cole are scheduled to present at the award-winning diversity & inclusion event, FutureCast 2023, on Friday, October 20, 2023. Additionally, Suzan will be honored with The Champion Award as an Inaugural Honoree.

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September 19, 2023
Attorney News

Jackson Walker Congratulates Its “Texas Super Lawyers” of 2023

Each year, less than 5% of attorneys in Texas are named to the list. Selection is based off of peer nominations that are then reviewed by a research team. Each nominee is evaluated on his or her professional accomplishments, peer recognition, and community involvement.

Jackson Walker San Antonio

September 18, 2023
Attorney News

‘Scene in S.A.’ Recognizes Jackson Walker Attorneys in 2023 “Best S.A. Lawyers” List

Jackson Walker congratulates the 44 practicing attorneys in the San Antonio office who were included in Scene in S.A.’s 2023 “Best S.A. Lawyers” list. In its 19th year, the “Best S.A. Lawyers” list presents attorneys across 80 distinct practice areas who were nominated by fellow licensed, practicing attorneys of Bexar County.

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August 17, 2023
Attorney 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.


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