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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
  • Bill Jackson will present "Legal and Strategic Considerations in Settling Large Sites" to the Law Seminars International Natural Resource Damages conference in Santa Fe, NM on July 16 & 17, 2015.  For more information regarding this presentation and/or conference, please click here.
  • Presentation at the Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs, PC shareholder John Hagan was awarded the 2015 Excellence in Public Interest Award for pro bono service in the field of public interest law.
  • Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs, PC was again named a "Best Law Firm" by U.S. News and Best Lawyers in 2015.
  • Bill Jackson has again been honored as a leading Environmental Litigator by Chambers and Partners' 2015 Chambers USA Guide.
  • Lori Warner was again named to "The Best Lawyers in America" in the Environmental practice area for 2015.
  • As part of a pro bono team, Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs partner John Hagan obtained a landmark decision from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals that fundamentally changes the process for certifying juveniles to stand trial as adults in the State of Texas.
  • Bill Jackson was named to "Texas Super Lawyers" for Environmental Litigation again for 2014.
  • Will Petit and Kenny Corley were again named "Texas Rising Stars" by Super Lawyers in 2015.
  • Lori Warner and Bill Jackson were named "Top Rated Lawyers in Energy, Environmental and Natural Resources" in the American Lawyer and The National Law Journal.
  • Bill Jackson and Lori Warner were honored in the Texas Lawyer as "Top Rated Lawyers in Texas" and A/V preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.