Jude Hickland advocates for client facing class actions and other complex litigation. He relies on his ability to understand complex, often technical, while not losing sight of what judges and jurors find persuasive to help clients navigate high-stakes litigation through trial or resolution.

From multimillion-dollar property loss claims in New York to major consumer class actions in California, Jude maintains a national practice. His representative cases include In re: Takata Airbag Products Liability Litigation and lawsuits related to the Flint, Michigan water crisis.


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas


Baylor University School of Law
J.D. cum laude, Baylor Law Review, Executive Editor (2008)

Clemson University
B.S. summa cum laude (2005)

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • State Bar of Texas

Firm Leadership

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP — Associates Committee, 2017-20
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