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Jerry is a recognized partner with charisma to spare. He understands his client's most prevailing needs in order to help them get the job done. 

Jerry’s counsels and represents clients in all types of land development permitting and entitlement matters, real estate transactional matters, condominium and condominium unit owner matters and covenants, conditions, restrictions and homeowner association matters.

He represents clients before city councils, city staff, city boards and commissions, county commissioner’s courts (county councils), and county staff. His practice also includes counseling and representing clients in eminent domain matters.

Prior to joining Husch Blackwell, Jerry practiced with Brown McCarroll. He also served as the City Attorney of Austin for five years.




  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent
  • The Best Lawyers In America, Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law, 2018-2019


  • J.D., University of Texas at Austin School of Law
  • B.A., Oklahoma State University


  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Real Estate Council of Austin, Board of Directors, 1999-2000
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Jerry has advised on the following real estate projects:
    • Comanche Canyon Ranch Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Planned Unit Development, 481 acres, Mixed Use, Austin, Texas
    • Lakeline Village, 400 acres, Mixed Use, Cedar Park, Texas
    • Silverado, 500 acres, Mixed Use, Cedar Park, Texas
    • Georgetown Village, 600 acres, Residential, Georgetown, Texas
    • Motorola, Parmer Lane, 128 acres, Office, Austin, Texas
    • Eaton Corp., 50 acres, Manufacturing/Office, Austin, Texas
    • Motorola, Ed Bluestein, 228 acres, Manufacturing/Office, Austin, Texas
    • Intermedics Orthopedics, 50 acres, Manufacturing, Austin, Texas
    • Riata, 200 acres, Apartment/Mixed Use, Austin, Texas
    • Lakeline Mall, 150 acres, Commercial, Austin, Texas
    • Barkley Industrial, 200 acres, Industrial/Mixed Use, Austin, Texas
    • Apple Computer, 128 acres, Office, Austin, Texas
    • Canyon Creek, 1200 acres, Mixed Use, Austin, Texas
    • The Uplands, 3200 acres, Mixed Use, Austin, Texas
    • 3M Austin Center, 150 acres, Office, Austin, Texas
    • Motorola Oak Hill, 150 acres, Manufacturing/Office, Austin, Texas
    • One Congress Plaza, 1.5 City Blocks, High Rise Office Building, Austin, Texas
    • 54 Rainey Place, High Rise Residential Condominiums, Austin, Texas
    • Escondera, Residential Condominiums, Austin, Texas
    • Vaught Ranch, Residential Condominiums, Austin, Texas
  • Jerry has advised on the following property owner association projects:
    • Villa Montana Homeowners Association
    • Harris Branch Commercial Property Owners Association
    • Sanctuary on the Pedernales Homeowners Association
    • Escondera Condominium Units Homeowners Association
    • Horseshoe Bay Applehead Island Property Owners Association
    • Lakewood on the Park Office Condominium Unit Owners Association