John S. Edwards Jr.

John S. Edwards Jr.

Ajamie LLP
  • Business Law, Securities Law, Appeals & Appellate ...
  • Texas
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Summary

John S. “Jack” Edwards, Jr. handles a wide variety of civil matters in state and federal courts throughout the country. He has represented clients in antitrust, contracts, copyright, ERISA, fraud, insurance coverage, product liability, securities, trade secrets, toxic tort, and wrongful death cases. Many of his cases involve highly technical industries, such as vehicle manufacturing or radio-communication systems. Others involve representing victims of financial fraud, whether in single-plaintiff actions or in class actions under ERISA or securities law. He has tried cases in Texas and Pennsylvania.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Securities Law
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
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4th Circuit
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5th Circuit
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Litigation Associate
Jones Day
Current
Litigation Associate
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Current
Partner
Ajamie LLP
- Current
John S. "Jack" Edwards Jr. is currently employed by Ajamie LLP
Education
University of Virginia School of Law
J.D. (2003)
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Princeton University
(1998) Economics
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Awards
Texas Rising Star
Texas Super Lawyers
Texas Rising Star
Texas Super Lawyers
Roadrunner Award
Houston Volunteer Lawyers
Texas Rising Star
Texas Super Lawyers
Harris County Bench-Bar Pro Bono Award
Harris County Judiciary and Houston Bar Association
AV Certification
Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rating
Mr. Edward's peers ranked him as a lawyer who is "at the highest level of professional excellence."
Top Lawyer
Houstonia Magazine
Outstanding Subcommittee Chair
ABA Energy Litigation Subcommittee
Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas  # 24040851
Member
Current
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American Bar Association's Social Media Committee
Member
Current
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Houston Bar Association
Member
Current
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American Bar Association's Energy Litigation Committee
Member, Editorial Board
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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College of the State Bar of Texaas
Member
Current
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Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program
Volunteer
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Colorado High Court Affirms Award of Expert Fees in Water Case
ABA Environmental & Energy Litigation Website
Ohio Supreme Court Deals Blow to Fracking Foes
Ajamie LLP Hot Issues Blog
Department of Labor Issues Rule to Address Conflicts of Interest in Retirement Advice
Ajamie LLP Hot Issues Blog
EPA Proposes New Methane Regulations
ABA Energy Litigation Website
Texas High Court Rules Overriding Royalty Not Subject to Postproduction Expenses
ABA Environment & Energy Litigation Website
New York High Court Says Municipalities May Ban Fracking
ABA Energy Litigation Website
DOT Issues Emergency Order to Trains Carrying Bakken Crude Oil
ABA Energy Litigation Website
North Carolina Moves Closer to Issuing Fracking Permits
ABA Energy Litigation Website
Virginia Creates Rail-Safety Task Force Following Oil Spill
ABA Energy Litigation Website
Colorado First to Regulate Methane Emissions from Oil & Gas Operations
ABA Energy Litigation Website
Texas High Court Rules for Energy Company in Accommodation-Doctrine Case
ABA Energy Litigation Website
Fracking Unlikely to Cause Earthquakes, Says NRC Study
ABA Energy Litigation Website
North Carolina Passes Fracking Legislation, Overrides Veto
ABA Energy Litigation Website
Ohio Passes Fracking Legeslation
ABA Energy Litigation Website
Interior Department Proposes Fracking Regulations
ABA Energy Litigation Website
Government Studies May Determine the Future of Fracking Regulation
ABA Energy Litigation Journal
The Nuts and Bolts of Electronic Discovery: Litigating Under the December 1, 2006 Amendments of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Presentation
The Impact on Electronic Discovery of the December 1, 2006 Amendments of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Presentation
Speaking Engagements
The In-House Attorney-Client Privilege: The Scope of the Privilege for Businesses and Law Firms, HBA CLE Presentation, Houston, Texas
Houston Bar Association
Too Much Tequila? How to Enforce an Invalid Mexican Arbitration Award in the United States, HBA CLE Presentation, Houston, Texas
Houston Bar Association
Fraudulent Transfers: Tips, Tricks & Pitfalls Under Texas Law, HBA CLE Presentation, Houston, Texas
Houston Bar Association
Websites & Blogs
Website
Ajamie LLP
Website
Ajamie LLP | Texas Investor Lawyers
Contact & Map
Ajamie LLP
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Suite 2150
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Telephone: (713) 860-1600
Fax: (713) 860-1699
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Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Sunday: Open 24 hours