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About Jackie

Jackie Garza-Rothrock’s general civil litigation practice focuses on prosecuting and defending breach of contract, breach of fiduciary relationship, fraud and securities violations. Her civil practice also involves the defense of derivative suits and Qui Tam/false claims cases. Jackie provides counsel in all aspects of the process, including federal and state courts in Texas, preparing/defending pre-trial motions, discovery and trial.

Jackie also represents clients in arbitration, grand jury investigations and other criminal defense matters, including matters involving securities, antitrust and banking. Her regulatory work is focused primarily on Securities and Exchange Commission matters.

In addition, Jackie has experience in corporate internal investigations and advising on corporate governance matters.

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

Tim Duncan — lead associates in actions prosecuted on behalf of former NBA player for the San Antonio Spurs against his former financial advisors, Charles Banks, for breach of fiduciary relationship, fraud, securities violations and related causes of action

Bexar County, Texas — cross-action against a surety to a performance bond for the performance of an IT contract for the acquisition and implementation of an integrated justice system, which resulted in a $2.9 million settlement

Multi-national auto parts manufacturer — lead associate conducting international internal investigation for this client into criminal antitrust allegations

Senior vice-president of Fortune 500 company — lead associate defending this client in an SEC investigation and enforcement action involving resale transaction revenue accounting, which resulted in no action against this individual

Numerous individuals and companies — defense in connection to federal civil and criminal investigations conducted by the FBI, DEA, U.S. Attorney’s Offices, HHS-OIG, Securities and Exchange Commission, and FINRA

Credentials

Education

Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law,
J.D.
2009
cum laude
The University of Texas at Austin,
Bachelor of Arts
2006
high honors

Bar Admissions

Texas

Affiliations

State Bar of Texas
San Antonio Bar Association
San Antonio Association of Young Lawyers
San Antonio Hispanic Bar Association

News

Noteworthy

Noteworthy

Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
Air Law Symposium
Associate Editor, 2008 - 2009
Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
Southern Methodist University Law Review
Staff Editor, 2007 - 2008