Don Jackson has more than 20 years of wide-ranging litigation experience with particular emphasis on energy industry and intellectual property matters. His energy litigation experience includes disputes over royalties, prudent operations, lease terminations, joint operating agreements, product liability, and removal of the operator. Don's intellectual property litigation experience includes patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets. He also has extensive experience representing industry-leading companies in lawsuits involving business torts, eminent domain, and defamation.
Don is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for his work in Product Liability Litigation, 2012-2015. He was recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer in Energy & Natural Resources, Business Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, 2013-2014. Don was selected for inclusion in Houston Business Journal's list of Who's Who in Energy, 2013. Don also has a peer rating of AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 by Martindale Hubbell.
Before law school, Don was an engineer for Exxon and developed oil and gas fields in Texas and Alaska. He received a Texas professional engineer's license, has degrees in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, and is a registered patent attorney.
- "Things that Go Bump in the Night: Litigation Risks that Leave Oil and Gas CEOs Sleepless," co-author, Oil & Gas Monitor, October 6, 2014.