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Jennifer Haltom Doan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in Texarkana, TX

Haltom & Doan
6500 Summerhill Rd, Suite 100
Texarkana, TX 75503
Phone: 903-255-1002
Fax: 903-255-0800
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2021
Licensed in Texas Since: 1989
Practice Areas: Intellectual Property Litigation (40%), Civil Litigation: Defense (20%), Personal Injury - Products: 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
  • 40%Intellectual Property Litigation
  • 20%Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Defense
  • 10%Antitrust Litigation
  • 10%Environmental Litigation
Focus Areas

Products Liability

Selections

17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2021

Certificates and Credentials

About Jennifer Haltom Doan

First Admitted: 1989, Texas

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

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

Honors/Awards

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

Educational Background

  • Abilene Christian University, B.B.A., summa cum laude

Bar/Professional Activity

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

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Eolas Techs. Inc. v. Amazon.com, Inc., 521 Fed. App’x. 928 (Fed. Cir. 2013) (mem.)
  • Gellman v. Telular Corp., 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 23950 (Fed. Cir. 2011)
  • Evans v. Allwhite, 111 S.W.3d 282 (Tex. App.—Texarkana 2003, no writ)
  • Cates v. Cincinnati Life Ins. Co., 909 S.W.2d 186 (Tex. App.—Texarkana 1995, writ granted) (reversed by opinion above)
  • Eolas Technologies, Inc. v. Yahoo! Inc., 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 14751 (Fed. Cir. 2013)
  • 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)
  • Southern Wine v. Mountain Valley, 646 F.3d 526 (8th Cir. 2011)
  • McNamara v. Felderhof, 410 F.3d 277 (5th Cir. 2005)
  • Cates v. Cincinnati Life Ins. Co., 947 S.W.2d 608 (Tex. App.—Texarkana 1997, no writ)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Southern Wine v. Mountain Valley, 712 F.3d 397 (8th Cir. 2013)
  • Taylor, et al. v. Acxiom, et al., 612 F.3d 325; (5th Cir. 2010)
  • Dallas Cardiology Assoc., P. A. v. Mallick, 978 S.W.2d 209 (Tex. App.—Texarkana 1998, writ denied)
  • Spiritas Holdings, Inc. v. Darling-Delaware Co., Inc., 875 S.W.2d 14 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth 1994, writ denied)
  • E-Lynxx Corporation v. Innerworkings, Inc., et al. - 958 F.Supp.2d 569 (M.D. Pa. 2013)

Pro bono/Community Service

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

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

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

6500 Summerhill Rd
Suite 100
Texarkana, TX 75503

Phone: 903-255-1002

Fax: 903-255-0800

Last Updated: 3/29/2021

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