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Jacqueline P. Altman



Jacqueline Altman practices civil litigation, focusing primarily on patent litigation and personal injury defense.

Prior to joining Naman Howell, Jacqueline practiced patent litigation at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in San Diego, focusing primarily on representing generic pharmaceutical companies in Hatch-Waxman litigation. She has extensive experience representing clients at the district court level, co-pending IPRs, and through appeals at the Federal Circuit and Supreme Court. Jacqueline’s experience extends to all stages of litigation, from pre-litigation strategy through post-trial. She has been on the trial team for multiple Hatch-Waxman cases, including the defense team that invalidated the patents relating to the blockbuster drug Restasis®, a verdict ultimately upheld by the United States Supreme Court.

Previously, Jacqueline served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable K. Nicole Mitchell in the Eastern District of Texas, Tyler Division.


Best Lawyers in America, Ones To Watch - IP Litigation, BL Rankings, 2024

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State Bar of Texas, Intellectual Property Law Section 

Waco-McLennan County Bar Association

Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyers Association

Association of Former Law Clerks of the Eastern District of Texas

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  • State Bar of Texas, 2014
  • State Bar of California, 2017


Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 2014

  • cum laude
  • Baylor Law Review, Associate Editor
  • Criminal Practice Concentration
  • Order of the Barristers
  • Outstanding Advocacy Award

University of California Irvine, B.S. in Chemistry & Philosophy, 2010


  • Judicial clerk for the Honorable K. Nicole Mitchell in the Eastern District of Texas, Tyler Division

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