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About Wilson

Wilson Jones is chair of Bracewell's Healthcare Practice Group. Over the course of his 29-year career, he has provided counsel on the full range of legal issues faced by clients in the healthcare, pharma and life sciences industry, including representing and advising clients in compliance and regulatory matters, health industry transactions, and investigations and enforcement actions. Wilson also has extensive experience with internal investigations, complex regulatory and reimbursement analyses, overpayment disputes, and negotiations with various government agencies and enforcement bodies.

In addition, Wilson represents healthcare clients on M&A transactions involving medical group practices, assisted living facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, joint ventures, management services organizations, physician practice management companies, and various other healthcare entities.

Wilson is the former chair of the Health Law Section of the State Bar of Texas and is ranked Band 1 for Texas Healthcare in Chambers USA (2021-2022).

He is a real pillar of support for my company when we need help with investigation work.
— Chambers USA, 2021


Publications and Speeches

"Protecting Your Clients – and Yourself – on the Front End of the Deal," State Bar of Texas Health Law Conference, Austin, Texas, October 10, 2022.

"Roundtable Update on Hot Topics for ABA Healthcare Facility Operations, Long Term Care, and Nursing Interest Groups," ABA Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law Conference, Miami, Florida, April 28, 2022.

"Healthcare Fraud & Compliance Update," International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Medical Defense & Health Law Committee, Houston, Texas, April 13, 2022.

"Enforcement Trends Across the Healthcare Industry," UT Law CLE's 33rd Annual Health Law Conference, Houston, Texas, April 7, 2022.

"Healthcare Industry Enforcement Update," UT Law CLE's 32nd Annual Health Law Conference, Houston, Texas, April 9, 2021.

"Conducting and Managing Internal Investigations," American Bar Association Webinar, May 16, 2019.



The University of Texas School of Law,
Texas Tech University,
with honors

Bar Admissions



Fellow, American Bar Foundation
Chair, Healthcare Facility Operations Interest Group, ABA Health Law Section 2021-2022
Vice Chair, Healthcare Fraud & Compliance Interest Group, ABA Health Law Section 2018-2021
State Bar of Texas Health Law Section (Chair, 2015-2016)
The Dallas Assembly (President, 2016-2017)
Delegate, White House Conference on Aging
International Association of Defense Counsel
American Health Lawyers Association
National Association Medical Staff Services (NAMSS)
Panel Member, Food & Drug Law Institute
Health Care Compliance Association
Dallas Bar Association




Chambers USA
Texas Healthcare, 2012 - 2022
BL Rankings
The Best Lawyers in America
2013 - 2023; Dallas Lawyer of the Year, Health Care Law, 2023
D Magazine
Best Lawyers in Dallas, Health Care: Transactional, 2013 - 2022
Thompson Reuters
Texas Super Lawyers
Health Care, 2012 - 2022
Thomson Reuters
Texas Super Lawyers
Top 100 Overall, 2018
Thomson Reuters
Texas Super Lawyers
Top 100 Dallas/Fort Worth Region, 2018, 2022
Board of Directors, Southwest Diabetic Foundation, 2018-2022
Chair, State Bar of Texas, Health Law Section, 2015-2016
President, The Dallas Assembly, 2016-2017
BTI Client Service All-Stars
Camp Sweeney for Juvenile Diabetes, “Sweeney de Mayo” Chair
Children’s Medical Center Dallas, The Children’s Trust
Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas