About Jorge A. Solis

A former federal judge, Jorge Solis is special counsel in the firm's litigation practice, focusing on trademark, oil and gas, and securities litigation and arbitration. President George H.W. Bush nominated him as a US District Judge for the Northern District of Texas. He then served as chief judge for the Northern District of Texas.

Wide-ranging experience from the bench

During his judicial tenure, Judge Solis presided over hundreds of trials involving patent, trade secret, trademark, oil and gas, antitrust and securities litigation. These trials included class action suits; Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement actions; disputes involving the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act; employment issues and other complex commercial disputes. He retired from the bench in May 2016.

Practice Focus

  • Trademark litigation
  • Oil and gas litigation
  • Securities litigation and arbitration