Patton Boggs LLP announced yesterday that former Texas U.S. Attorney James T. Jacks has officially joined the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution practice group in Dallas, Texas.
“Jim Jacks is an exceptional addition to our firm,” Michelle Suarez, managing partner of the firm’s Dallas office, said in a statement. “His experience as the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas, and the insights he brings, will substantially enhance our ability to help our clients navigate the challenges, as well as the opportunities, that government regulation, investigation and enforcement may present to businesses, investors and financial institutions in any affected industry.”
Jacks served more than 20 years working with the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Northern District of Texas. From 2009-2011 he was the United States Attorney, serving as chief federal law enforcement officer of the district.
Jacks served on the Attorney General’s Advisory subcommittee on terrorism and national security, as well as the white collar crime subcommittee.