Jake joined Whitaker Chalk in July 2017. Prior to joining the firm, he practiced personal injury litigation in Dallas, Texas, for two years, where he gained significant litigation experience. Jake’s primary practice areas are business litigation and general civil litigation.

Awards & Recognitions

Recognized as a Top Attorney by Fort Worth Magazine in 2018

Areas of Practice

Business Litigation

General Civil Litigation

Construction Litigation

Personal Injury Litigation


Associations & Memberships

State Bar of Texas

– Litigation Section

– Business Law Section

– Antitrust and Business Litigation Section


Tarrant County Bar Association


Texas Young Lawyers Association

– Business Litigation Section


American Bar Association

Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court (Associate 2018 – Present)

Vision Fort Worth


Baylor University School of Law, Juris Doctor, November 2013

Southern Methodist University, B.B.A. in Finance, cum laude, May 2010

Bar/Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas, 2014
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

Donald Ferrill featured on the TVMA.ORG

Donald A. Ferrill, DVM and J.D., a member of our firm is featured on the Texas Veterinary Medical Association’s new...

Whitaker Chalk has been included in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” List by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

Whitaker Chalk named to the US News Best Law Firms in the US list for 2020.

Tave Doty elected to Texas A&M School Alumni Board of Directors

Tave Parker Doty has been elected to the Texas A&M School of Law Alumni Board of Directors. Tave is a...