Jasmine S. Wynton

Jasmine S. Wynton

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Associate

  • Thompson & Knight LLP
    One Arts Plaza
    1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500
    Dallas, TX 75201 USA
    214.969.2102
    214.999.9210
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Jasmine Wynton represents clients in complex commercial disputes in state and federal courts, at the trial and appellate levels, with an emphasis on defending companies in state and federal False Claims Act qui tam actions, state and local tax disputes, and government investigations. In addition, Jasmine defends companies in complex, multistate, unclaimed property audits and advises clients on unclaimed property planning.

Experience

  • Defended online travel companies in nationwide litigation brought by state and local municipalities in federal and state courts, seeking to extend hotel room rental taxes to their internet travel reservations services
  • Defended home health agency in Department of Justice criminal healthcare fraud investigation
  • Represented an officer of a real estate investment company in parallel Department of Justice and Securities & Exchange Commission investigations involving allegations of violations of federal securities laws
  • Represented prisoner in 42 U.S.C. § 1983 civil rights lawsuit alleging denial of medical care and use of excessive force in federal district court
  • Defended Fortune 500 companies in complex, multistate, unclaimed property audits and advised clients on unclaimed property planning, including gift card and loyalty programs
  • Defended a privately held information company in a proposed nationwide privacy class action brought under the federal Driver’s Privacy Protection Act
  • Represented clients in various pro bono matters, including successfully representing indigent litigants on appeal in the Texas Supreme Court in an ultra-vires action challenging a county district clerk’s practice of collecting court costs from indigent litigants; representing a Rwandan client in administrative defensive-asylum proceedings; and counseling a national nonprofit organization in a commercial real estate dispute

Prior Experience

  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Sam A. Lindsay, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2012-2013
  • Briefing Attorney for the Honorable Chief Justice Wallace B. Jefferson, Texas Supreme Court, 2011-2012

Activities (Memberships/Affiliations)

  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • Member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL)
  • Associate, Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court, 2015-2016, 2017-2018
  • J.L. Turner Legal Association; Director, 2015; Co-Chair, Membership Committee, 2017
  • Human Rights Initiative, Pro Bono Committee
  • Member, N.E.W. Roundtable
  • Member, Junior League of Dallas