Jennifer H. Doan
Jennifer Doan is a founding partner with HALTOM & DOAN, a boutique trial and appellate firm with offices throughout East Texas that handles a diverse array of complex litigation for Fortune 500 companies and individuals. Having tried over 75 civil trials, Ms. Doan has been selected twice as national ALM Litigator of the Week for leading the defense of Amazon.com and Hewlett Packard Enterprises in securing victorious jury verdicts in patent cases in the Eastern District of Texas. She is double board certified in both Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and is named among the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Texas and the Top 250 Women in Litigation in the U.S. Ms. Doan currently serves as Chair of the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas and as Secretary for both the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and the Texas Chapters (TEX-ABOTA). She chaired the Intellectual Property Committee of the International Association of Defense Counsel, and was selected as a charter fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. Ms. Doan served on the faculty of the ABOTA Trial College at Harvard University and Yale Law School, and led the Plaintiff’s team at the Trial Academy at Stanford University for the International Association of Defense Counsel. She is a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, Arkansas Bar Foundation and College of the State Bar of Texas.
Ms. Doan has developed a notable presence in the courtroom in her thirty years of experience as a trial lawyer. She has the unique ability to connect with members of the jury and compellingly paint the facts of a case. She has lead trial teams and procured wins for both plaintiffs and defendants in federal court matters in a number of states including Texas, California, Arkansas and Pennsylvania and she has argued in the Fifth, Eighth, Ninth and Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals.
Ms. Doan has received a number of awards and recognitions including being selected as Lawyer of the Year for East Texas by Best Lawyers and included in Best Lawyers in America each year since 2007 and as a Texas Super Lawyer each year since 2005. Most importantly, Jennifer is married to her partner, Darby Doan, and together they have two outstanding daughters, Katherine Anne, a senior at the University of Texas, and Johanna Claire, a sophomore at Baylor University.