Jana Terry

Jana Terry

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Austin, TX

Beckstead Terry PLLC
 | 9442 N. Capital of Texas Highway, Arboretum Plaza One, Suite 500
Austin, TX 78759
Phone: 512-827-3574
Fax: 855-845-3262
Email: Jana Terry
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Business/Corporate (30%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (20%),
  • Creditor Debtor Rights: Business (20%)
Attorney Profile

Jana has been licensed to practice law in Texas for more than 20 years.  She is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US).  After many years in commercial and employment-related litigation, Jana now enjoys advising businesses on commercial matters and helping them comply with federal and state laws and regulations - to prevent litigation.  Jana is particularly focused on laws regarding privacy, data security/breach notifications, preventing human trafficking in supply chains, and anti-corruption such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).  Jana has extensive experience in commercial and employment-related litigation.  Prior to forming Beckstead Terry PLLC, Jana was associated with the bankruptcy and litigation practices of top-tier law firms in Dallas, Houston, and Austin, Texas.  Jana's practice includes:

  • data privacy and security
  • data breach notifications
  • anti-corruption/FCPA
  • corporate/workplace ethics
  • human trafficking prevention/supply chain issues
  • investigations
  • compliance monitoring
  • risk assessment
  • policies and contracts
  • negotiations/alternative dispute resolution
  • commercial and employment litigation

About Jana Terry

Admitted: 1997, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://becksteadterry.com/our-team/

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US)

    , 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Texas Bar Foundation

  • Travis County Women Lawyers Foundation

  • Member, College of the State Bar of Texas

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association (MAMA's) Austin

    Co-Founder/Permanent Board Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Presented to UT law school class regarding diversity and inclusion in law firms.

    , Guest Lecturer
  • Speaker, Austin Human Resource Management Association Conference and Wilco HR Meeting, After the ADAAA:  Reasonable Accommodation When Almost Everyone Is Disabled, Aug 2012 & July 2013.

    , 2013

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Travis County Women Lawyers President's Award

    , 2012

Educational Background:

  • MA (Theological Studies), Regent College

    , 2002
  • JD, with honors, University of Chicago Law School

    Member, University of Chicago Law Review

    Recipient, Joseph Henry Beale Prize for legal research and writing

    , 1996
  • BA, summa cum laude, Texas A&M University

     

    , 1993
Office Location for Jana Terry

9442 N. Capital of Texas Highway
Arboretum Plaza One, Suite 500
Austin, TX 78759

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Last Updated: 11/14/2018

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