Jon David Hensarling has been practicing law for over 15 years, and has represented clients in many disputes, including business, contract and construction, professional malpractice, unfair and deceptive trade practices, personal injury, insurance, and the emerging world of E-discovery.


Furthermore, his client base is spread across many industries, including real estate development, energy, petroleum, insurance, health care, education, telecommunications, railroad, medical, construction and brewing.

He is admitted to practice law in all of the state courts of North Carolina and Texas, the courts of the District of Columbia, the federal courts in North Carolina, Texas and D.C., the 4th and 5th Circuit Courts of Appeal, and the United States Supreme Court and has tried cases to juries and judges in both state and federal courts.



Prior to founding Hensarling Law, he practiced at an established Washington, D.C. firm, where he served as a trial associate dedicated to litigation involving securities fraud and commercial contracts. While working with international clients, J.D. has had experience in transactional work involving cross-border securities and financial transactions, local corporate law, structuring of foreign investments, regulatory compliance, capital markets development, and bank and financial sector reform. He has also served within the trial section of one of Houston’s largest firms, and as in-house counsel with a Fortune 500 telecommunications company. Most recently, J.D. and a team of lawyers won a $1.5 million jury verdict for a national magazine and book distributor in Knox County, Tennessee.



Active in professional organizations:
  • J.D. recently served on the board of directors of the International Affairs Council (IAC), a nonprofit organization that promotes understanding of world affairs, and citizen-to-citizen diplomacy.
  • Additionally, J.D. has served on the Board of Directors of the Texas Young Lawyers Association, and taught Pretrial Litigation at Campbell Law during the 2010-11 school year.
  • During the Spring semester, he taught a symposium on E-discovery.
  • M.A. (Russian Studies), St. Thomas University, Houston, Texas
  • J.D., University of Houston Law Center
  • B.A. (Russian/Soviet Studies and History), The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia