Jackson Walker

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901 Main Street
Suite 6000
Dallas, Texas 75202, United States
Phone: 214.953.6000
Fax: 214.953.5822
Areas of Practice
  • Agriculture
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Torts
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Key Texas M&A Issues (Presentation)

Agenda - Letters of Intent - Best Efforts - Indemnification - Sandbagging - Non-Reliance - Fiduciary Duties - Letters of Intent: • Buyer may seek letter of intent that is generally not binding on either party…more
 /  Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Energy & Utilities, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities Law

Does FEMA Unconstitutionally Deny Relief to Churches? President Trump Thinks So And He May Be Right

Hurricane Harvey’s devastation has impacted thousands of people and businesses throughout Texas. Private nonprofits and religious organizations have been playing key roles in providing emergency relief to those who have been…more
 /  Constitutional Law, Elections & Politics, Nonprofit Law

The Texas Tree Mitigation Fee Credit Bill is Resurrected from the Dead

Many developers must remove existing trees in order to build new homes or buildings. Some cities have required developers to pay fees, known as tree mitigation fees, as a condition for permitting the removal of the trees…more
 /  Construction Law, Elections & Politics, Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Tax Deductions are Available for Taxpayers with Hurricane Harvey-Related Damage and Loss

Taxpayers that have sustained property damage (for example, damage to homes and vehicles) as a result of Hurricane Harvey may be entitled to deduct the amount of such casualty loss against their income for federal income tax…more
 /  Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential, Taxation

FEMA – Who, What, When, and How of Filing Claims, Part 2

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is responsible for implementing the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Act, which authorizes federal assistance when the President issues a federal declaration for a…more
 /  Agriculture, Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential

Texas Legislature Passes Student Privacy Act

House Bill No. 2087, known as the Student Privacy Act, is one of many bills the Texas Legislature passed this year focusing on data privacy and cybersecurity. Our legislators are recognizing that the way we do business and the…more
 /  Education, Privacy

Rebuilding: Construction Considerations in the Wake of Disaster

Southeast Texas has started to move from immediate recovery, including evacuations and draining of flood waters, to removal of water-damaged materials in homes and business and preliminary efforts to start rebuilding. Although…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law, Consumer Protection, Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential

IRS Provides for Expedited Loans and Hardship Distributions from Retirement Plans

The IRS announced last week that it will allow victims of Hurricane Harvey and their families to more easily access assets held in employer-sponsored retirement plans. Specifically, the IRS will allow certain retirement plans to…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment Law, Securities Law, Taxation

Hurricane Harvey & FEMA Assistance Program

Our deepest sympathy goes out to everyone affected by Hurricane Harvey and the devastation it caused. For our clients, colleagues, and any others who may have been affected, we have put together some information about resources…more
 /  Agriculture, Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment Law, Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential

Employer Considerations in the Wake of Devastation

As businesses resume operations and start the recovery from Hurricane Harvey, they are likely to face a variety of employment related challenges. These are a few of the issues that employers should be prepared to address…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

The IRS Has Extended Tax Deadlines for Victims of Hurricane Harvey

The Internal Revenue Service has provided for a measure of relief to individuals and businesses that have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey. As described in Information Release-2017-135, the relief extends the deadline to make…more
 /  Taxation

The Importance of Documenting Flood Damage

As the effects of Hurricane Harvey begin to dissipate, a number of you have asked another important, practical question: Can I and should I start making temporary repairs and/or removing damaged items from my home?…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance, Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Initiatives

1. Hotel Occupancy Tax Declared Exempt For Evacuees and Relief Workers - The Governor of Texas, by way of proclamation, has exempted evacuees and relief workers from state and local hotel taxes.  Currently the Governor’s…more
 /  Real Estate - Commercial, Taxation

Phishing in Flood Waters: Avoiding Hurricane Harvey Cyber Risks

Unfortunately, it is common for cyber criminals to capitalize on natural disasters. The Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) warns users to exercise caution in handling any email with subject line, attachments, or hyperlinks…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Criminal Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

U.S. Attorney General Announces Plans to Pursue Leak Investigations

Earlier this month, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled a potential sea change in the Department of Justice’s treatment of the news media. Sessions proclaimed that the Justice Department will pursue leak investigations…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law
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