Dawn M. Jenkins

Dawn M. Jenkins


Dawn Jenkins is a commercial litigator with a primary focus on patent litigation and a particular emphasis on practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. Dawn has experience representing clients in the automotive, software, internet security, pharmaceutical, measurement and automation, consumer electronic device, and semiconductor industries.

In addition to her patent litigation experience, Dawn has served as counsel in cases involving contract and partnership disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, insurance coverage disputes, and antitrust violations. 

Bar admissionsTexas
CourtsUnited States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • J.D., University of Houston Law Center
    Associate Editor, Houston Law Review
    Moot Court Board
    Law Center's Immigration Clinic
    Order of the Barristers, in recognition of written and oral advocacy skills
    magna cum laude
  • B.A., International Studies and French, Southern Methodist University
    magna cum laude

Clerk Experience

Dawn completed legal internships with the Honorable Sam A. Lindsay in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas and the Honorable Jeff Bohm in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.