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Justin Manchester

Justin Manchester

Justin Manchester is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group in Haynes Boone’s Dallas office.

His practice focuses on securities litigation, government investigations, and white-collar defense. After graduating with honors from the University of Texas School of Law, Justin clerked for the Honorable Jeremy D. Kernodle on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. Prior to joining Haynes Boone, Justin also completed a prestigious Coleman Fellowship with the Office of the Solicitor General of Texas. During his fellowship, Justin represented the State of Texas on appeal and wrote briefs filed at every level of the Texas and Federal courts. Justin was also a member of the Solicitor General’s prep team for three oral arguments before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Justin has a passion for finding creative solutions to complex legal problems. When he is not busy representing his clients, Justin enjoys travelling, reading historical biographies, and preparing specialty coffee for his friends and family.

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J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, 2021, with honors; Articles Editor, Texas Review of Law and Politics

B.S., Public Administration, Harding University, 2018, summa cum laude


Intern to the Honorable Jimmy Blacklock, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of Texas, 2019;
Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Jeremy D. Kernodle, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas, 2021-2022



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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

False Claims Act - 2023 Year in Review
February 29, 2024

The False Claims Act continues to be one of the most commonly used weapons in the government’s enforcement arsenal to address various forms of fraud. This review highlights key developments from 2023 related to the FCA, including: The recovery by the government of nearly $2.7 billion in settlements and judgments in FCA cases in fiscal year 2023—$450 million more than the previous fiscal year’ [...]


SEC Enforcement Highlights 2023

January 08, 2024