Jack Byrom’s practice includes a range of complex litigation matters with a focus on construction litigation. His experience covers all facets of construction, from contract execution through delivery and management of post-delivery warranties and also includes project delay and impact claims, claims related to change order disputes, construction defect claims, and breach of warranty.

Jack’s practice includes particular expertise in defending against extra-contractual damages, and some of his legal briefing has been incorporated into judicial opinions that define the black letter Texas law on these issues.

In addition to construction, Jack has experience in arbitration proceedings both in the US and around the world through the American Arbitration Association, the International Chamber of Commerce, the Society of Marine Arbitrators, and JAMS. He also has experience in maritime including both litigation and general advices.

Practice Areas

Credentials

Education

J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 2012

Chief Symposium Editor, The Review of Litigation

B.B.A., University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business, Marketing, 2009

Admissions

State Bar of Texas, 2012

United States District Courts for the Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Clerkships

  • The Honorable Craig A. Gargotta, United States Bankruptcy Judge United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas
  • United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary

Affiliations

State Bar of Texas
Houston Bar Association
Houston Chamber Choir, Musician and Member of Board of Directors
UT School of Law, Attorney Mentor
Texas Exes, Life Member