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Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs, PC

Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs, PC is a Texas-based law firm that represents the interests of its clients in significant environmental and litigation matters across the country. We strive to achieve creative solutions and remarkable results for our clients, as evidenced by the recent resolution of the Passaic River litigation, recovering over $355 million in costs and damages, including $67.5 million in restoration projects, and up to an additional $400 million in remediation costs for our clients. The Passaic River settlement is the largest settlement of its kind in the history of the State of New Jersey, is a testament to our commitment to working for creative solutions, and will ensure hundreds of millions in additional economic activity along the Passaic River. Regularly achieving remarkable results for our clients is one reason why the Texas Lawyer recently selected Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs, PC as the 2015 "Specialty Litigation Group of the Year" for environmental litigation in the State of Texas.

Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs, PC has a national practice consisting of Natural Resource Damages, Environmental Litigation and Environmental Regulatory matters and is involved in many of the largest environmental cases in the country. Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs, PC is one of a few law firms that represents Governmental Entities and natural resource trustees in watershed Natural Resource Damages matters such as the Deepwater Horizon Spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the Passaic River Superfund Site in New Jersey. The firm also represents Railroads, Port Authorities, and Energy-Sector clients in significant Superfund, Cost-Recovery, and Natural Resource Damages matters from coast to coast. Likewise, our attorneys have represented plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of Private Property Contamination, pollution and property damage matters across the country.

At Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs, PC we pride ourselves on being counselors: we learn our clients' businesses and industries and provide them value through informed judgment and sound advice. Our Regulatory and Transactions practice provides a platform for such counsel and allows us the ability to guide our clients through difficult environmental regulatory and transactional matters. Likewise, our Business and Commercial Litigation practice provides the experience and depth necessary to represent our clients in the most complex of business disputes and litigation.

In all that we do, the attorneys of Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs, PC are dedicated to providing our clients with exemplary service, passionate representation, and remarkable results. We believe that by providing exceptional value, we earn enthusiastic, loyal, and repeat clients.

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Announcements
  • Chambers USA recognized Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs, PC for its national Environmental Practice in 2016, observing that the firm is "increasingly recognized for its representation of both public and private sector clients on a range of matters, including permitting issues, EPA negotiations and cost recovery suits," and is "particularly active in surface water contamination litigation."
  • Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs, PC was again named a "Best Law Firm" by U.S. News and Best Lawyers for 2016.
  • Bill Jackson is co-chairing LSI's Advanced Natural Resource Damages Program in Santa Fe, New Mexico on July 14-15, 2016.
  • John Gilmour will present at Law Seminars International's 10 th Annual Advanced Conference on Litigating Natural Resource Damages, "Best Strategies and Tactics to Handle Large, Complex NRD Cases," July 14-15, Santa Fe, NM. For more information, please go to https://www.lawseminars.com/detail.php?SeminarCode=16NRDNM.
  • Bill Jackson will present at Law Seminars International's 10 th Annual Advanced Conference on Litigating Natural Resource Damages, "Best Strategies and Tactics to Handle Large, Complex NRD Cases," July 14-15, Santa Fe, NM. For more information, please go to https://www.lawseminars.com/detail.php?SeminarCode=16NRDNM.
  • John Riley was named to "Best Lawyers" for Administrative Law in 2016.
  • John Riley, Bill Jackson, and Paul Sarahan were recognized as Leaders in the Environmental Field by Chambers USA 2016 Guide.
  • Bill Jackson will be presenting to the Conference of Western Attorneys General on July 19, 2016 at its annual meeting in Sun Valley, Idaho.
  • Bill Jackson, John Gilmour and Micheal Dobbs will be co-chairing the Contaminated Sediments Program at the American Association of Port Authorities' Energy & Environment program in Vancouver, BC on September 13, 2016.
  • Will Petit and Kenny Corley were named "Texas Rising Stars" by Super Lawyers in 2016.
  • Bill Jackson and John Riley were named to "Texas Super Lawyers" for Environmental Litigation for 2015.
  • Bill Jackson was again named a "Top Rated Lawyer in Energy, Environmental and Natural Resources" in the American Lawyer and The National Law Journal for 2015.