Jackson Walker is a Texas-based law firm with a national presence and global reach. With more than 400 attorneys, we're the second-largest firm in Texas and provide comprehensive services in a broad range of practice areas. We pride ourselves on being the kind of attorneys that clients enjoy working with.
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As the biggest Texas-only law firm, it’s unsurprising that Jackson Walker does a lot of its hiring from Texas schools. Cultural fit is crucial to secure a position, as are grades and law school attended. Interviews are fairly standard, though candidates should expect questions about their lives outside of work, too. Laterals can expect a seamless transition to practice at Jackson Walker. Attorneys at the firm are pretty social, with in-office happy hours and a fair amount of socializing outside the office, as well. Attorneys rave about how well partners treat associates, as well as how transparent upper management is about firm business. The firm has a robust mentoring program, as well as CLEs and a NITA program for more formal offerings. Attorneys are thrilled with the sophistica...
Jackson Walker is the largest firm contained completely in Texas. The firm has more than 400 attorneys practicing in a broad range of practice areas in seven offices across the Lone Star State: Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Angelo, San Antonio, and Texarkana. Jackson Walker represents six of the Fortune 10, 23 of the Fortune 100, and 68 of the Fortune 500. Internationally, attorneys have represented clients in more than 85 countries and territories, and the firm is a founding member of Globalaw, a worldwide network of law firms with offices throughout the U.S. and in more than 85 countries worldwide.
Big Dallas Beginnings
Jackson Walker was established in 1887 when former schoolteacher W.J.J. Smith started his practice in Dallas. In the 1890s brothers John and George Roberts...
Grow and Lead Early On
Jackson Walker maintains a strong partner-to-associate ratio, and we take pride in staffing clients’ matters efficiently so our associates have the opportunity to take on a great deal of responsibility early on in their career. Plus, our broad range of clients allows our associates to handle a wide variety of high-value work.