Jeffrey A. Ford

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Jeffrey A. Ford

Partner

Executive Committee

Dallas, TX

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"I am proud to represent the builders of the world.  I get what they do.  My goal is to provide practical counsel to builders, so they can succeed at doing what they do best: build projects."

Bio

Highlights

Admissions

State of Texas

United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

United States Court of Federal Claims

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Memberships

American College of Construction Lawyers (Fellow and Member of Board of Governors)

State Bar of Texas (Construction Law Section, former member Governing Council)

Dallas Bar Association (Construction Law Section, former Chair)

American Bar Association (Forum on Construction Industry and Fidelity and Surety Law Committee, former Vice-Chairman)

North Dallas Chamber of Commerce (former Chair)

Education & Courses

University of Texas at Austin, J.D.

The University of Iowa, B.A., summa cum laude

Awards & Recognitions

Chambers USA, Construction Law, Texas, Band 1, 2017-2022

Texas Board of Legal Specialization: Board Certified – Construction Law

D Magazine – 2017 D Best Lawyers – Construction

Best Lawyers, “Lawyer of the Year” in Construction Law – Dallas/Fort Worth region, 2013, 2016

Best Lawyers, 2005-2023

Texas Super Lawyers, 2003-2022

Texas Super Lawyers Top 10: 2016; Top 100: 2014-2015, 2017, 2021

Who’s Who Legal: 2020 WWL Thought Leaders – Construction

Who’s Who Legal: Construction, 2021-2022

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated

Publications & Presentations

“What’s In Your Assignment?” Texas Construction Law Conference, March, 2020

“No Damage for Delay? - Not So Fast!”, 28th Annual Construction Law Conference, Construction Law Section of State Bar of Texas, San Antonio, Texas, March 2015

“Joinder and Dispositive Motions in Arbitration”, Panel Member, 25th Annual Construction Law Conference, Construction Law Section of State Bar of Texas, San Antonio, Texas, March 2012

“Current and Emerging Issues in Litigation Involving Design Professionals”, 2010 Construction Law Conference, University of Texas at Austin School of Law, Dallas, Texas, September 2010