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Jones Walker Expands Maritime Practice with Addition of Brad Jackson
January 11, 2013

Press Release

NEW ORLEANS—Jones Walker is pleased to announce that Bradley A. Jackson has joined the Houston office as special counsel in the Admiralty & Maritime Practice Group.

"We are pleased to have Brad join our practice group in the Houston office. He brings with him a depth of experience in all aspects of maritime law and is an invaluable asset to our firm," says Glenn G. Goodier, Jones Walker's Admiralty & Maritime Practice Group Leader.

Prior to joining Jones Walker, Mr. Jackson was General Counsel and Risk Manager for FUGRO, Inc. and was a partner at Royston, Rayzor, Vickery & Williams, L.L.P. He brings with him more than 35 years of experience in the areas of complex business litigation; onshore and offshore oil patch litigation; environmental and toxic tort; refinery and petrochemical incidents; trucking; insurance coverage; and admiralty and maritime matters. In addition, Mr. Jackson has extensive experience in appeals and the monitoring of litigation for excess interests, as well as experience in risk shifting matters, having been involved in substantial litigation regarding the Texas Oilfield Anti-Indemnity Statute.

Mr. Jackson's representative clients included a number of major U.S. insurance companies and international insurance underwriters, as well as a variety of oil companies, oilfield contractors, chemical and petrochemical companies, and trucking companies.

Among other activities, Mr. Jackson is chair of the Offshore Industries Committee of the Maritime Law Association of the United States and chair of the Houston Marine Insurance Seminar. Mr. Jackson earned his juris doctor degree, with honors, from the University of Texas School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia.

Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrère & Denègre L.L.P., with more than 375 attorneys, provides a comprehensive range of legal services to a national and international corporate client base through offices in Alabama, Arizona, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, and Texas.