Jeremy Dunbar

Associate, Houston



Jeremy Dunbar is an associate in the Houston office and a member of the Firm's Commercial Litigation group. Jeremy handles complex commercial litigation and appeals related to energy, contract and real estate matters. He also has experience handling constitutional and governmental issues in federal district and appellate courts. He has written briefs and presented oral argument in state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout Texas.

Jeremy began his legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable David Hittner of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, where he assisted in 30 trials. He then served as a law clerk for the Honorable Edith H. Jones of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, where he assisted in drafting published opinions and in panel and en banc oral argument preparation.

Jeremy graduated first in his law school class and received the highest score on the February 2016 Texas bar examination.

Bars and Courts
Texas State Bar
US District Court for the Southern District of Texas
US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Juris Doctor
South Texas College of Law Houston
Bachelor of Arts
University of Houston


Representative Matters:

  • BMC Software – member of trial team that obtained a $1.6 billion breach of contract and fraud judgment against IBM in federal court;*
  • Successfully defended against Texas Anti-SLAPP motion to dismiss in commercial real estate dispute, resulting in settlement on terms favorable to client;*
  • Obtained summary judgment dismissal of all claims against financial institution client in class action litigation;*
  • Distressed Debt Investors – Representing group of distressed debt investors as lenders to entities owned by World Class Realty.  Representation includes adversary proceedings in bankruptcy, foreclosure litigation and appeals, defaulted debt proceedings, suits on guarantee, and collection litigation and appeals.*

*Matters prior to joining White & Case


"Summary Judgments in Texas: State and Federal Practice," – S. Tex. L. R. – (forthcoming 2023).

"The Hype Behind the Industrial Internet of Things," 39 Licensing Journal 17, 2019.

"Discrete Differences Between Presenting Summary Judgment Evidence in State and Federal Courts," 56 The Houston Lawyer, May 2019.

Awards and Recognition

BL Rankings, Best Lawyers, Ones to Watch, Commercial Litigation, 2023

South Texas College of Law, Order of Barristers, Order of the Lytae, Order of the Scribes