Jacob Damrill represents companies and individuals in matters involving complex construction claims and commercial litigation.
Jacob’s years of experience in the construction industry allow him to bring a unique perspective to surety and construction law issues and disputes. Jacob has successfully represented property owners, general contractors, and subcontractors in a wide variety of construction-related disputes including payment bond claims, performance bond claims, delay claims, mechanics’ and constitutional lien claims, and contract disputes concerning public and private projects. His experience includes advising clients regarding termination, replacement, and supplementation of contractors, and completion of unfinished projects. In addition to litigation, Jacob has also advised construction-industry clients during contract and change order negotiations.
While he focuses his practice on construction industry disputes, Jacob has significant experience defending regional and national trucking, construction, and demolition companies in tort cases involving on-the-job injuries and catastrophic motor vehicle collisions.
Jacob effectively advocates for his clients through all phases of litigation, including depositions, hearings, mediations, trial, post-trial, and collections. He has significant arbitration experience ranging from initial filing to final hearing and enforcement. Jacob uses his significant litigation experience to provide his clients with practical yet comprehensive strategies to resolve disputes in a cost-effective manner.
State Bar of Texas, Construction Law Section
Dallas Bar Association, Construction Law Section
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL)
State Bar Licenses
- (Co-Author) The Rest of the Story: The Fascinating Backstories Behind Lonergan and Spearin, 14 L.J. 7 (Winter 2018).
- Waves of Change Towards a More Unified Approach: Equitable Tolling and the Federal Tort Claims Act, 50 Tulsa L. Rev. 271 (2014).