For 90 years, McGinnis Lochridge has served to protect the interests of our clients in continuously changing landscapes including cutting-edge technology, oil and gas litigation, regulatory matters and more. The quality of our work is reflected in our clients’ long-lasting loyalty and in our top-tier external rankings.
Don Jackson has 25 years of wide-ranging litigation experience with emphasis on energy industry and intellectual property matters. His energy litigation experience includes disputes over royalties, trespass, prudent operations, lease terminations, joint operating agreements, products liability, and removal of the operator. Don's intellectual property litigation experience includes trade secrets, patents, copyrights, and trademarks. 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, Woodward/White, Inc., for his work in Product Liability Litigation, 2012-2018. He was selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, in Energy & Natural Resources, Business Litigation, and Intellectual Property Litigation, 2013-2018. Don was also recognized in Houston Business Journal's list of Who's Who in Energy, American City Business Journals, 2013. He has a peer rating of AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 by Martindale Hubbell.
Before law school, Don was an Exxon engineer 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.