Jennifer Haltom Doan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in Texarkana, TX

Haltom & Doan
 | 6500 Summerhill Road, Suite 100, Crown Executive Center
Texarkana, TX 75503
Phone: 903-255-7524
Fax: 903-255-0800
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Defense (20%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (20%),
  • Antitrust Litigation (10%),
  • Environmental Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

As a partner at Haltom & Doan, Jennifer Haltom Doan serves clients throughout the state of Texas. She focuses her practice on litigation involving intellectual property, antitrust, environmental issues and civil matters; as well as personal injury (representing victims and defendants). Ms. Doan received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Abilene Christian University, graduating cum laude. She went on to graduate with honors, earning a Juris Doctor from The University of Texas School of Law.

Certified in civil trial law and personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Ms. Doan has served as lead counsel, handling a diverse array of litigation matters on behalf of people and businesses. She has achieved high rates of success in defending her clients; she obtained favorable verdicts in patent infringement cases on behalf of Yahoo! Inc. and Amazon.com, Inc. Ms. Doan handles cases involving complex business controversies, class actions, pharmaceutical litigation, environmental and toxic tort claims, and product liability.

Ms. Doan's commitment to providing quality legal services, while maintaining high standards of ethics, has garnered her the respect of her clients and peers alike. She has received the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell. Among the awards and recognitions that she has received, Ms. Doan has been named a Go-To Lawyer and B2B Lawyer by Fortune magazine, and a Best Attorney in Texarkana by Four States Living magazine.

Beyond her work in the courtroom, Ms. Doan is actively involved in the legal community. She is a member of numerous professional associations, including the American Board of Trial Advocates, the State Bar of Texas, the Arkansas Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Intellectual Property Litigation (40%)

Personal Injury - Products (20%): Products Liability

Civil Litigation (20%)

Antitrust Litigation (10%)

Environmental Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Products Liability

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 15 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

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About Jennifer Doan

Admitted: 1989, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.haltomdoan.com/attorneys/jennifer-haltom-doan/

Honors/Awards:

  • IP Attorney of the Year (Arkansas) ACQ Global Awards, 2014, 2015
  • IP Attorney of the Year (Arkansas) Global Law Experts, 2013, 2014
  • IP Attorney of the Year (Arkansas) Corporate International Legal Awards, 2015
  • Featured in Texas Leaders in Law section - Forbes Magazine, 2014
  • B2B Lawyer – Fortune Magazine, 2014
  • Go-To Lawyer – Fortune Magazine, 2013
  • Top 250 Women in IP – Managing IP, 2014
  • Top 50 Women Lawyers in Texas – Thomson Reuters, 2013, 2014
  • Best Attorney in Texarkana, Four States Living Magazine, 2005 and 2006
  • Idalee Raffaelli Hawkins Award for Professions, YWCA Tribute to Women, 2004
  • Kristi Couvillon Pro Bono Award – Texas Civil Rights Project – 2014
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated Attorney
  • Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" in Commercial Litigation (Tyler, Texas area), 2013
  • Top 250 Women in Litigation (U.S.), Benchmark Litigation, since 2012
  • "Litigation Star", Benchmark Litigation, since 2014
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, since 2007
  • Texas "Super Lawyers", Super Lawyers / Thomson Reuters, since 2005

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Texarkana Young Lawyers Association (Former Charter member & President 2001-2002)
  • Member, Harrison County Bar Association
  • Vice President, East Texas ABOTA
  • Member, Defense Research Institute
  • Member, Texarkana Bar Association
  • Member, Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
  • Member, Eastern District of Texas Bar Association
  • Member, Southwest Arkansas Bar Association
  • Member, Northeast Texas Bar Association
  • Member, Arkansas Bar Association
  • Member, Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Admitted, Arkansas State Bar
  • Admitted, Texas State Bar
  • Admitted, United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas
  • Admitted, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas
  • Admitted, United Stated District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • Admitted, United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • Admitted, United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • Admitted, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • Admitted, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Admitted, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • Admitted, United State Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Admitted, United States Supreme Court
  • Charter Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Life Fellow, College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Life Fellow, Arkansas Bar Foundation
  • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Member, Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Member, Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • National Board Member, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), (East Texas Chapter President, 2015)
  • Member, International Association of Defense Counsel (Intellectual Property Chair, 2014-2016)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Federal Circuit Bench and Bar Association (Vice Chair, Scholarship Committee 2013-present)
  • Literary Council of Miller and Bowie Counties Board of Directors (2008-present)
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) (1995-2007)
  • Christus St. Michael Health System -- Friends of the Foundation (1998-2014)
  • Opportunities, Inc. Advisory Guild (1999-2004)
  • Conifer Girl Scout Council Board of Directors (1998-2005)
  • Salvation Army Advisory Board of Directors (2001-present)
  • Women for the Arts (1995-present; President 2001)
  • Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Counsel (Board of Directors 2000-2001)
  • ALCOA Community Advisory Board (2004-2009)
  • Women for Texas A & M – Texarkana Board of Directors (Charter Board Member 2005-2012)
  • Junior League of Texarkana (1991-present, President 2005-2006)
  • Abilene Christian University Board of Trustees (1993-2011)
  • Christus St. Michael Foundation Board of Directors (2014- present)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • DRI – Sharing Success for Women Seminar – “Making a Client Pitch” – February 2012
  • DRI Rainmaker Workshop – February 2016
  • Louisiana ABOTA Masters in Trial – “A Trial Demonstration from Opening Statements through Jury Deliberations” – December 2015
  • Louisiana ABOTA Masters in Trial – “A Trial Demonstration from Opening Statements through Jury Deliberations” – December 2015
  • Texarkana Young Lawyers Association – “Demonstrative Evidence Made Easy” – February 2005
  • National Business Institute – “Proving Damages Caused by Mold Infestation in Arkansas” – May 2005
  • Eastern District of Texas Bench Bar Conference – “The Heterogeneity of Eastern District of Texas - Exposing the Myth of a Homogenized District” – November 2010
  • Texas Bar CLE Course –“Choosing and Courting a Jury” – March 2011
  • ABOTA Masters in Trial - Arkansas Bar Association - June 2011
  • Eastern District of Texas Bench Bar Conference – “Myths and Mysteries of the Eastern District” – September 2011
  • ABOTA Masters in Trial - Simi Valley, California - September 2011
  • Advanced Civil Trial Course – IP Litigation Panel – July, August, and October 2011
  • DRI Annual Meeting – “The 21st Century Juror” – October 2011
  • IADC Mid-Year Meeting – “Evidentiary Issues Key to Product Liability Cases” – February 2012
  • ABOTA Masters in Trial – State Bar of Texas - June 2012
  • IADC Trial Academy – Stanford University (Plaintiff team leader) – July/August 2012
  • Eastern District of Texas Bench Bar Conference – “Myths and Mysteries of the Eastern District” – October 2012
  • ABOTA Masters in Trial - Voir Dire & Opening Statements - San Antonio, Texas - January 2013
  • IADC Mid-Year Meeting – February 2013
  • Eastern District of Texas Bench Bar Conference – “Myths and Mysteries of the Eastern District” – October 2013
  • ABOTA Masters in Trial - Cross-Examination & Closing - Austin, Texas - January 2014
  • DRI – Sharing Success for Women Seminar – “Making a Client Pitch” – February 2014
  • Texas Bar CLE Course - "Choosing and Courting a Jury" - May 2014
  • ABOTA Masters in Trial - Austin, Texas - June 2014
  • IADC Annual Meeting – “Countering the “Reptile” Strategy:  A Defense Attorney’s Checklist” – July 2014
  • Texas Tech University - "10 Tips To Be An Exceptional Lawyer" - September 2014
  • Texas Bar CLE Course - "Ten Things You Should Know About Handling a Business Case" - September 2014
  • Eastern District of Texas Bench Bar Conference - "ED Texas Jurors Speak" - October 2014
  • Texas Bar CLE Course - "Choosing and Courting a Jury" - March 2015
  • American Bar Association Section Meeting - "Snakes and Lizards and Crocodiles (Oh my!):  A Primer on the Reptile Theory of Trial Strategy" - April 2015

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Eolas Technologies, Inc. v. Yahoo! Inc., 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 14751 (Fed. Cir. 2013)
  • E-Lynxx Corporation v. Innerworkings, Inc., et al. - 958 F.Supp.2d 569 (M.D. Pa. 2013)
  • F.D.I.C. v. Selaiden Builders, Inc., 973 F.2d. 1249 (5th Cir. 1992), cert. denied, 502 U.S. 1051, 113 S. Ct. 1944 (1993)
  • Spiritas Holdings, Inc. v. Darling-Delaware Co., Inc., 875 S.W.2d 14 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth 1994, writ denied)
  • Cates v. Cincinnati Life Ins. Co., 909 S.W.2d 186 (Tex. App.—Texarkana 1995, writ granted) (reversed by opinion above)
  • Cates v. Cincinnati Life Ins. Co., 947 S.W.2d 608 (Tex. App.—Texarkana 1997, no writ)
  • Dallas Cardiology Assoc., P. A. v. Mallick, 978 S.W.2d 209 (Tex. App.—Texarkana 1998, writ denied)
  • Evans v. Allwhite, 111 S.W.3d 282 (Tex. App.—Texarkana 2003, no writ)
  • McNamara v. Felderhof, 410 F.3d 277 (5th Cir. 2005)
  • Taylor, et al. v. Acxiom, et al., 612 F.3d 325; (5th Cir. 2010)
  • Gellman v. Telular Corp., 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 23950 (Fed. Cir. 2011)
  • Southern Wine v. Mountain Valley, 646 F.3d 526 (8th Cir. 2011)
  • Southern Wine v. Mountain Valley, 712 F.3d 397 (8th Cir. 2013)
  • Eolas Techs. Inc. v. Amazon.com, Inc., 521 Fed. App’x. 928 (Fed. Cir. 2013) (mem.)
  • Clear with Computers, LLC v. Altec Industries, Inc., Case No. 6:14-cv-79, Case No. 6:14-cv-89, 2015 WL 993392, (E.D. Tex. Mar. 3, 2015), aff’d, No. 15-1525 (Fed. Cir. Feb. 9, 2016)
  • JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. v. DataTreasury Corp., 79 F. Supp. 3d 643 (E.D. Tex. 2015), aff'd in part, No. 15-40905, 2016 WL 2957003 (5th Cir. May 19, 2016)

Educational Background:

  • Abilene Christian University, B.B.A., summa cum laude
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Office Location for Jennifer Haltom Doan

6500 Summerhill Road, Suite 100
Crown Executive Center
Texarkana, TX 75503

Phone: 903-255-7524

Fax: 903-255-0800

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Last Updated: 4/30/2019

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