Experienced appellate attorneys in Jackson Walker’s Labor and Employment section stand ready to advocate for our clients’ interests at critical junctures in trial courts, when emergency relief is needed from a court of appeals, and when clients need relief from adverse final judgments. Our appellate lawyers include many who are Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law, who have had experience as federal appellate and trial court law clerks, and who are consistently ranked in “The Best Lawyers in America.”

Jackson Walker attorneys regularly argue before federal courts of appeals and the Texas Supreme Court and have briefed matters in the Supreme Court of the United States. We use our skill and experience to help clients when critical and precedent setting issues must be addressed, whether those issues are significant to a client’s business or an industry as a whole.

Our appellate attorneys also work closely with clients to align expectations and budgets in order to cost-effectively pursue our clients’ interests.

Alicia R. Duleba

Partner, Austin

W. Gary Fowler

Partner, Dallas

Judy Bennett Garner

Associate, Dallas

Richard G. Garza

Partner, San Antonio

Sara K. Harris

Associate, Dallas

Jon Mark Hogg

Partner, San Angelo

Gary L. Ingram

Partner, Fort Worth

John A. Koepke

Partner, Dallas

Jay K. Rutherford

Partner, Fort Worth

Ashley Scheer

Senior Counsel, Dallas

David Schlottman

Associate, Dallas

Lionel M. Schooler

Partner, Houston
— Client Results

Texas Appellate Court in Houston Affirms Jackson Walker Client’s Win in Breach of Fiduciary Duty and Breach of Contract Suit

— Client Results

Jackson Walker Appellate Team Obtains Reversal of Jury Verdict Against Client in Breach of Contract Case

— Mentions

Texas Lawbook Quotes Sean Jordan on Appointment of James Ho to Fifth Circuit

  • Advise trial counsel on strategies for a possible appeal
  • Conduct oral argument on key trial court motions
  • Research and draft appellate briefs
  • File interlocutory appeals and petitions for mandamus and
  • File petitions for or opposing state or U.S. Supreme Court review
  • Prepare amicus curiae briefs on significant matters