Bud Jackson, nationally recognized for his litigation success, has tried cases all across the country. He has been the lead attorney for complex commercial litigation related to business and contract disputes in high stakes situations with nearly a billion dollars on the line. He vigorously advocates for clients in product liability cases for heavy equipment, construction equipment, firearms, computers, vehicles, and other products. He also represents news organizations, TV stations, and publishers in their decisions related to defamation, access to public records, efforts to close official proceedings, and defending reporters. He has built a strong network of expert witnesses and has embraced the evolving electronic world. He stays up to date on implications of employee actions on e-discovery and metadata evidence.
Bud has extensive federal court experience around the country and has been specially admitted to practice in numerous states. He has defended clients in litigation with $100 million at stake. Some of his clients' jury trials have taken place in New York, Philadelphia, South Texas, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, West Virginia, Minnesota, Montana, Ohio, and Illinois. Bud realizes litigation can be a costly option for dispute resolution and remains cognizant of fees throughout the entire case. He is loyal to his clients' business interests and defends them with integrity. Equally important, he advises them on how to prevent future claims and how to resolve current matters in creative way. He knows lawsuits can be a huge distraction, which is why his number one goal is to get his clients back to running their businesses.