Jeffrey Elkin has over thirty years of experience representing business clients in complex disputes. Jeff regularly serves as lead trial counsel before federal and state district courts throughout Texas and before arbitration panels of the International Chamber of Commerce, American Arbitration Association, and FINRA. He represents corporate clients, business owners and investors, and directors across multiple industries including family limited partnerships, non-profit on-line media, private manufacturing, oil and gas development companies, outdoor advertising, real estate investment partnerships, and engineering.
Jeff’s practice also includes several high-profile First Amendment cases and reported appellate decisions under the Texas Anti-SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation) statute.
Jeff has been recognized by Chambers USA as a noted practitioner in the area of “Litigation: General Commercial in Texas.” He has also been selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers in the area of business litigation since 2009, Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition in the area of Business Litigation in 2010, and Super Lawyers, Business Edition in 2011.
Jeff joined MouerHuston in 2019. He was previously a partner at Porter Hedges LLP. While at Porter Hedges, Jeff served as the Partner-in-Charge of the firms’ Litigation Practice Group from 2015-2018, the Chairperson of the firms’ Pro-Bono Committee from 2013-2015, and the Partner-in-Charge of Recruiting from 2003-2006.
Jeff graduated with a B.A. in English (American Studies) from the University of Virginia in 1983, and with a J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 1986.
Jeff is admitted to practice in Texas and Colorado, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the United States District Courts for the Southern, Northern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas.