Thomas G. Jacks


Tom has a track record of success in a variety of practice areas. He represents individuals, start-ups, small and large privately-held entities and public companies in a wide range of litigation matters, including cases involving product liability, intellectual property infringement, construction defects, and personal injury claims. Tom has served as lead trial counsel in federal and state courts across the country.

Tom is an AV rated Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell and has been consistently recognized as a Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star. Despite his busy work schedule, he remains very active in numerous organizations. Whether it’s serving on various committees with DRI or coaching at his local YMCA, Tom maintains the same enthusiastic approach to all activities both inside and outside the courtroom.

Telephone: 214.346.3725
Fax: 214.267.4225
8750 N. Central Expy.
Suite 1600
Dallas, Texas 75231

Curriculum Vitae

  • Education
    University of Denver, J.D. (2005)
    Millsaps College, B.A. (2000)
    Study Abroad, Central American Institute for International Affaris (1997, 1998)
  • Bar & Court Admissions
    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
    U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
    U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
    U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
    U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
    U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
    U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • Honors & Awards
    • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
    • Recognized among Super Lawyers® Texas Rising Stars by Thompson Reuters (2012 – 2017)
    • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, Construction Litigation, by Woodward/White, Inc. (2021-2022)
  • Professional Affiliations & Activities
    • Colorado State Bar
    • Mississippi State Bar
    • Texas State Bar
    • American Bar Association - Litigation, IP, and Young Lawyers Sections
    • Dallas Bar Association - Commercial Litigation, Young Lawyers, Mock Trial, Law in Schools & the Community, and Fee Dispute Committees
    • Dallas Young Lawyers Association (DAYL)
    • Denver Bar Association
    • Defense Research Institute
    • Member of National Steering Committee for Young Lawyers Division
    • Vice Chair, Seminar Planning (2015)
    • Second Vice Chair, Seminar Planning (2014)
    • Chair, Young Lawyers Marketing (2013)
    Vice Chair, Young Lawyers Marketing (2012)
    Commercial Litigation Committee
    • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
    • Park Cities YMCA: Youth Coach
    • University Park United Methodist Church: Youth Sunday School Teacher
    • Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce: Graduate Leadership Program