Jennifer Parker Ainsworth, Attorney, Tyler, Texas

Jennifer Ainsworth's trial practice focuses on patent and intellectual property, commercial, tort, and energy litigation. She regularly handles large contract disputes and represents major technology companies in patent infringement cases in the Eastern and Western Districts of Texas. Ms. Ainsworth has extensive first chair trial experience in federal and state court. Ms. Ainsworth has also represented insurance companies and insureds in catastrophic accident, wrongful death, personal injury and product liability matters, and regularly provides counsel to companies and individuals in business matters.


  • University of Texas , B.A. Plan II (with honors), 1988
  • University of Texas , J.D., 1992; Board of Advocates, Moot Court Director 1991-92

Professional Experience

  • Wilson, Robertson & VanDeventer, P.C., 2001- present. Shareholder.
  • Beck, Redden & Secrest, L.L.P., Houston, Texas, 1992-2001. Associate
  • United States Representative Ralph M. Hall,Washington, D.C., Assistant, 1988-89.

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, Western and Southern Districts of Texas.
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Honors & Activities

  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
, Member and State Chair of James Otis Lecture, 2023
  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating for Very High Ethical Standards and Legal Ability from Martindale-Hubble, in Litigation, Intellectual Property and Patents.
  • Board of Directors, Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
  • Listed, "Super Lawyers" Litigation, Texas Monthly Magazine (2006-present)
  • Past Member, Eastern District of Texas Local Rules Advisory Committee
  • Member and Past Program Chair, T. John Ward Inn of Court
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Past President, Eastern District of Texas Bar Association; EDTX Bench Bar Conference co-chair and speaker (2010-present)
  • Smith County Bar Foundation, Past President
  • Eastern District of Texas Federal Magistrate Merit Selection and Reappointment Committee
  • Frequent speaker on intellectual property litigation and Eastern District of Texas procedure

  • First Presbyterian Church of Tyler, Elder

Jennifer Parker Ainsworth

Direct Line: 903-509-5001
One American Center 909 ESE Loop 323, Suite 400 Tyler, TX 75701


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