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Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs, PC

Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs, PC is a Houston-based law firm that represents the interests of its clients in significant environmental and litigation matters across the country.

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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  • As part of a team of civil lawyers working pro bono, 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.
  • Jackson Gilmour & Dobbs, PC has been selected as a 2015 "Best Law Firm" by U.S. News - Best Lawyers.
  • Victor Cardenas has been honored by the Barbara Jordan - Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University by being selected as an adjunct professor to teach a graduate level class in leadership and decision making.
  • Lori Warner has been named among "The Best Lawyers in America" in the Environmental practice area for 2015.
  • Bill Jackson has been honored as a leading Environmental Litigator by Chambers and Partners' 2014 Chambers USA Guide.
  • Bill Jackson has been named to "Texas Super Lawyers" again for 2014.
  • Will Petit has been recognized with the "Rising Star Award" by Texas Tech University School of Law for his exemplary contributions, service and leadership to the profession and law school.
  • Bill Jackson received the 2014 Dean's Award for outstanding service to the University of Houston Law School.
  • Will Petit and Kenny Corley were again named "Texas Rising Stars" by Super Lawyers.
  • 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.
  • John Gilmour and Bill Jackson recently presented on litigating natural resource damages matters on behalf of State trustees at the Conference of Western Attorneys General Annual Meeting in July 2014.
  • Bill Jackson recently presented on Settlement Strategies and Enforcement in environmental and natural resource damages matters at Law Seminars International NRD Seminar July 2014.