Wayne Jones

Senior Associate


Education and Qualifications:



Tulane Law School  New Orleans, LA (2000)

B.A. in History

University of New Orleans , New Orleans, LA (1996)


Of Counsel Attorney

Law Offices of Alex R. Hernandez 

Austin, TX

2019 to Present

Currently representing a large variety of clients in civil and commercial disputes, construction defect cases, and family law proceedings.

Cadence Counsel

Austin, TX

2018 to 2020

Document Reviewer 
• Reviewed, analyzed, and coded large volumes of highly technical materials related to medical research, products liability, and antitrust disputes in the pharmaceutical field, including first level review, quality control, and training of other reviewers.

Solo Practitioner

Allen Jones, Esq

New Orleans, LA

2013 to 2018

Represented individual and corporate clients in a variety of civil litigation matters, including actions for construction defect, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and civil RICO in Louisiana and 
California. Responsible for all aspects of litigation throughout the pre-suit, pre-trial, trial, and appellate phases.


Murray, Darnell and Associates 

New Orleans, LA

2009 to 2013

Successfully represented numerous plaintiffs in personal injury claims; insurance coverage disputes; medical malpractice suits; and other civil litigation. Responsibilities included preparation of all substantive pleadings and motions, arguing motions and appeals, questioning witnesses at trial, and handling depositions.

Litigation Associate

2000 to 2009

  • Civil litigator, responsible for millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts. 
    • Handled numerous highly-technical cases including industrial products liability, medical malpractice, file-sharing, and computer component design, among others. 
    • Independently managed busy case dockets with minimal supervision. 
    • Traveled extensively throughout Texas and Louisiana, and nationwide, handling matters for litigation clients. 


  • Twenty years of civil litigation, including first and second-chair trial experience, appellate arguments, and extensive motion practice.
  • Knowledge of diverse substantive areas, including intellectual property (copyright, patent, and trademark litigation, as well as registration of copyrights and trademarks); complex commercial suits; construction defect; mass torts; medical malpractice; multi-million-dollar products liability; admiralty/maritime (blue water and brown water); insurance coverage; personal injury; and workers’ compensation.
  • Proficient with Relativity, Lexis, Westlaw, all MS-Office apps, Word Perfect, Adobe Acrobat and Photoshop, among other applications and platforms.
  • In-house counsel experience with multiple corporations.
  • Extensive research and writing skills for all phases of litigation from pre-suit to appellate practice, including summary judgments, expert witness motions, discovery-related motions, and procedural motions. Sole responsibility for all pleading and briefing in numerous high-stakes, complicated cases involving highly specialized and/or technical fields of knowledge.


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