From 2011 until the present, Jeff Jansen has served as the outside general counsel for a number of companies who need an experienced, proven business attorney but do not have the need to hire a full-time in house counsel. Mr. Jansen serves as their go-to attorney for negotiation of all types of contracts and agreements, resolution of disputes with competitors, customers, and government agencies, and representation of the company in front of courts and administrative regulatory agencies, and supervision of other outside counsel on behalf of the company.
Jansen Law Firm is currently involved in representing clients in lawsuits involving issues such as (1) fraud allegations brought by a limited partner against the general partner; (2) breach of an employment agreement; (3) serious personal injury of a landscaping contractor against the premises owner; (4) employment discrimination; (5) Texas state sales and use taxes; (6) Fair Labor Standards Act violations; (7) defamation and commercial disparagement; (8) breach of various commercial services agreements; and (9) defense of a convenience store in a third-party dram shop lawsuit.
In 2015, Jeff Jansen successfully obtained a dismissal of all claims against the President and owner of a corporation that had operated a nightclub concerning unpaid mixed beverage taxes, penalties, and interest. The Texas Attorney General and Texas Comptroller attempted to hold the corporation's President personally liable for the debts of the corporation. Jansen Law Firm was able to convince the State of Texas that, under the applicable law and facts of the case, there was no legitimate basis to hold the President and owner personally responsible for the unpaid taxes of the corporation. Therefore, the State of Texas dismissed the lawsuit in its entirety, zeroed out the tax liability, and release the tax liens it had previously filed against our client.
In 2014, Jeff Jansen successfully obtained a dismissal of all claims against an apartment complex whose worker alleged that he had been seriously injured while working for them. The worker had incurred more than $750,000 in medical expenses. Jansen Law Firm, PLLC was able to establish that our client was not liable for the injuries and the apartment complex was dismissed without having to pay any amount of money in settlement or damages.
In 2013, Jeff Jansen successfully defended a corporation against a competitor's claims of unfair competition and settled a number of lawsuits involving issues including breaches of contract and Texas sales and use taxes.
In 2012, Jeff Jansen represented a Texas corporation against the Texas Comptroller and Texas Attorney General and successfully obtained a Temporary Restraining Order preventing the State from taking unwarranted enforcement actions against the client for allegedly unpaid Sales and Use Taxes.
In 2012, Jeff Jansen represented a Texas convenience store against the Texas Comptroller and Texas Attorney General and successfully obtained a Temporary Restraining Order and Temporary Injunction preventing the State from taking unwarranted enforcement actions for allegedly unpaid Sales and Use Taxes. After winning both hearings, the State settled their dispute with our convenience store client.
In 2011, Jeff Jansen opened the law firm Jansen Law Firm, PLLC and began representing individuals and businesses who needed legal assistance in all types of legal matters.
From 2004 through 2011, Jeff Jansen served as general counsel for a national medical supply company, handling all contract negotiations, real estate matters, federal and state health care compliance, Medicare audits, intellectual property matters, and resolving claims on behalf of the company.
In 2003, Jeff Jansen was the lead attorney during a 2-week trial that resulted in jury verdict in favor of his client for $2.56 million plus $565,000 in attorney’s fees for a Fortune 100 corporation in a breach of contract case in the District Court of Harris County, Texas. The verdict was upheld on appeal.
At Akin Gump and at Porter & Hedges, Jeff Jansen managed and supervised a litigation team handling docket of toxic tort cases defending large chemical companies in litigation throughout Texas.
Jeff Jansen has obtained numerous summary judgments or dismissals on behalf of defense clients without requiring payment of any settlement monies.
In 2000, Jeff Jansen served as lead trial attorney for a national oil company in commercial arbitration proceeding involving multi-million dollar claim seeking recovery of federal excise taxes.
In spring 1998, Jeff Jansen second-chaired jury trial victory in federal court on behalf of Shell Chemical Company in alleged benzene exposure wrongful death case.
In October 1995, in his first jury trial as lead counsel, Jeff Jansen represented the victim motorcycle rider in a serious motorcycle and pickup truck collision, winning a $1.1 million judgment with no finding of comparative negligence on the plaintiff motorcyclist.
NOTE: Every case or legal matter is different and the results of each case will depend on a variety of factors and cannot be guaranteed. Past results are not a guarantee of future results.