Jack White*



Jack White’s litigation and appellate expertise spans the range of state and federal venues in several states through the United States Supreme Court. Mr. White counsels companies, boards of directors, municipalities, and a variety of individual and corporate clients on a wide array of matters, including corporate structuring, governance, and business transactions, litigation for Indian Tribes, employment matters, civil litigation, white collar criminal defense, compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and ordinances, and individual rights under both the federal and state constitutions, including 42 USC Section 1983. Having testified before the United States Senate Judiciary Committee, Mr. White has extensive experience representing clients and preparing them for congressional testimony.

Mr. White also provides clients with broad experience at all stages of litigation and alternative dispute resolution, as well as regulatory inquiries. He has experience in government investigations, discrimination claims, constitutional matters, security claims, white collar matters, bankruptcies, employment litigation, as well as a number of other civil matters. He has also advised state and local law enforcement, social services, and education chief executives on public school safety issues. Mr. White has served as counsel for plaintiffs and defendants.

Mr. White graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point after earning numerous honors, including being named West Point Cadet of the Year. After serving for five years on active duty, he continued his service in the U.S. Army Reserve while attending Pepperdine University School of Law. Mr. White graduated magna cum laude and served as editor-in-chief of the Pepperdine Law Review. While at Pepperdine, Mr. White won the National Institute for Trial Advocacy’s tournament of Champions and the annual Dalsimer Moot Court Competition. He also served as president of the Christian Legal Society and became a member of the Order of the Coif.

Following law school, Mr. White served as a law clerk at the United States Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit on behalf of the Honorable Samuel A. Alito, Jr. who was then a judge on that court. Shortly after being elevated to the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Alito invited Mr. White to join him for a second clerkship during the Supreme Court’s 2008-2009 term. 

*Jack White is only admitted to practice law in Texas and the District of Columbia.

Representative Matters

Representative Matters
  • Counsels and advises individuals and corporate clients on all aspects of complex litigation.
  • Advises individuals and entities on compliance with various government regulatory schemes, including nonprofit and for-profit corporate regulations.
  • Provides pro bono services to various corporate and individual clients.


  • Law Clerk to Associate Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr., U.S. Supreme Court
  • Attorney, Lanier Law Firm
  • Litigation Associate, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
  • Litigation Associate, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
  • Law Clerk to Judge Samuel A. Alito, Jr., U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • Officer, U.S. Army and U.S. Army Reserve

Education, Certifications + Licenses

  • J.D., Pepperdine School of Law, magna cum laude; Order of the Coif, Editor-in-Chief of the Pepperdine Law Review
  • B.S./B.S.C.E., United States Military Academy; Dean’s List

Certifications + Licenses
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Texas Bar
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • United States Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court, District of D.C.
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas

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