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Weston, Jennifer Mays
Jennifer Mays Weston
Partner, General Counsel
P: +1.713.221.1171
F: +1.713.221.2186
P: +44.(0).207.448.4200

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Jennifer M. Weston serves as Bracewell LLP's general counsel and heads the firm’s Office of General Counsel. The Office of General Counsel addresses client engagement letters, conflicts due diligence, reviewing RFPs and outside counsel agreements, developing firm policies, firm contracts and agreements, as well as risk and claim management.

Ms. Weston also works with the managing partner and the administrative team to address personnel issues, partnership matters, lateral partner integration, and implements management committee initiatives.

Prior to assuming her role as general counsel, Ms. Weston was a partner in the public law section of the firm. After joining Bracewell in 1987, she tried numerous special education due process hearings, including cases involving residential placement. Ms. Weston assisted school districts with the development of policies regarding discrimination and in federal court lawsuits involving claims of constitutional rights based upon sexual harassment.


J.D., cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1985
B.A., summa cum laude, Southern Methodist University, 1981

Bar Admissions

Registered Foreign Lawyer, Solicitors Regulation Authority, England and Wales

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
U.S. Supreme Court


State Bar of Texas
Texas Association of School Boards
Council of School Attorneys
National School Board Association