Biography

Susan Mead focuses her practice in the areas of zoning, planning and entitlements law, including implementation of tax increment financing districts and other economic development incentives. Her practice includes representation before city councils, city planning commissions, board of adjustments, urban renewal boards, review boards and landmark committees throughout the nation.

Susan’s Community Service: a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and an honorary member of the American Institute of Architects. Susan has been active in neighborhood preservation, redevelopment of cities, and art organizations for most of her career, including:

Past Chair of the Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce, the Dallas Coalition for the Arts, the Downtown Dallas Association, the Shakespeare Festival, and a past member of the Board of Directors for the Dallas Museum of Art, Executive Committee for the Dallas Theater Center, the Dallas Arboretum, the Downtown Partnership, Inc., and the Architectural Forum, Inc.

Practice Expertise

  • zoning
  • planning
  • entitlements law
  • tax increment financing districts
  • economic development incentives
  • historic preservation
  • variances
  • condemnation

Susan’s practice includes representation before city councils, city planning commissions, board of adjustments, urban renewal boards, review boards and landmark committees throughout the nation.

Community

  • Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce, Past Chair
  • Dallas Coalition for the Arts
  • Downtown Dallas Association
  • Shakespeare Festival
  • Dallas Museum of Art, Former Member – Board of Directors
  • Dallas Theater Center, Executive Committee
  • Dallas Arboretum
  • Downtown Partnership, Inc.
  • Architectural Forum, Inc.

News & Events

  • Spotlight

    Jackson Walker Congratulates Its 2016 Chambers-Ranked Partners and Practice Groups

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  • Attorney News

    Jackson Walker Congratulates Its 2016 Best Lawyers in Dallas

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  • Spotlight

    Jackson Walker Congratulates Its Best Lawyers in America 2016

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    Jackson Walker Congratulates Its 2015 Best Lawyers in Dallas

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    Jackson Walker Congratulates Its 2015 Chambers-Ranked Partners and Practice Groups

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  • Spotlight

    Jackson Walker Plays Key Role in ‘Best Real Estate Deals of the Year’

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  • Press release

    Susan Mead Selected to Participate as a Panelist for ‘D Magazine’

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    Patricia Tomasco Appointed to Community Advisory Board of Caritas of Austin

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    Jackson Walker Congratulates Its Best Lawyers in America 2015

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  • Spotlight

    Seven Jackson Walker Attorneys Named 2015 Lawyers of the Year

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    Jackson Walker Congratulates Its 2014 Best Lawyers in Dallas

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    Jackson Walker Clients Honored in ‘Dallas Business Journal’s’ Best Real Estate Deals

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    Jackson Walker attorneys selected for 2014 The Best Lawyers in America

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    Jackson Walker Congratulates Its Best Lawyers in America 2014

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    Jackson Walker Doubles Down on Data Center Services

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    Jackson Walker Helps Client Secure Zoning for Luxury Apartments in Oak Lawn

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    Building consensus, envisioning success

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    Jackson Walker Recognized in Dallas Business Journal’s “Best Real Estate Deals of the Year”

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    Jackson Walker Congratulates Its 2013 Best Lawyers in Dallas

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    Jackson Walker Congratulates Its Best Lawyers in America 2013

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    Jackson Walker Congratulates Its 2012 “Best Lawyers in Dallas”

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  • Highlights

    Dallas’ Planned Development District Regulations are Primed to be Modified

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