Texas Powerhouse: Jackson Walker

By Jeremy Heallen (June 26, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT) -- Three Dallas attorneys joined forces in 1887 to start a commercial law practice to serve the city's booming energy, media and railroad industries. From that foundation, Jackson Walker LLP — without ever leaving Texas — has grown to 346 lawyers who represent clients from around the world.

John and George Robertson teamed up with W.J.J. Smith 127 years ago to found what would eventually become Jackson Walker with an eye toward building a local firm that would target the up-and-coming players in the Dallas business community.

Today, Jackson Walker boasts national trial and transactional practices and has scored precedent-setting wins for...

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