Jerry L. Beane - Andrews Kurth LLP

Jerry L. Beane

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2001
Phone: 214-659-4520

Jerry Beane’s practice focuses on antitrust and commercial litigation. He has more than 40 years of experience defending federal and state antitrust cases and governmental investigations in banking, construction, energy, explosives, food, health care, home furnishings, insurance, logistics and transportation industries. He also defends patent, trademark, securities, contract and breach of fiduciary duty cases. Jerry’s antitrust representation includes work with mergers in the energy, food, health care, transportation, manufacturing and telecommunications industries. He counsels clients on distribution, HSR, joint venture, pricing, price-determination, trade association and compliance program issues.

Jerry also represents liability insurers in coverage, bad faith, Insurance Code violations, claims handling and failure to settle lawsuits, and defends claims including environmental and other coverage issues under CGL policies, reinsurance agreement disputes, specialty coverage issues such as catastrophe injury policy and sporting and entertainment event coverage.

Jerry practices in many jurisdictions and has defended cases in Texas, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Tennessee and Wyoming.

Additional Information

Representative Experience
  • MDL403, In Re: New Mexico Natural Gas Antitrust Litigation - United States District Court for the District of New Mexico - Trial of horizontal and vertical price fixing claims in class action with more than 300,000 class members
  • Tucker v. Interstate Brands Corporation - District Court, Johnson County, Texas - Trial of horizontal price fixing claims in class action with more than 52,000 class members
  • MDL 1093. In Re: Commercial Explosives Antitrust Litigation - United States District Court for District of Utah, Central Division - Defense of horizontal price fixing claims in explosives industry
  • MDL 1000, In Re: Southeastern Milk Antitrust Litigation - United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee - Defense of price fixing claims in class action
  • Apani v. Coca-Cola Enterprises - United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Lubbock Division and appeal 300 F. 3d 620 (5th Circuit 2002)
  • Harmar Bottling Co. v. Coca-Cola Co., 218 S.W.3d 671 (Tex. 2006) - Trial of antitrust claims in soft drink industry
  • Alexsam v. Wildcard Systems - Defense of patent litigation in Eastern District of Texas
  • QPSX v. Nortel - Defense of patent infringement case in the Eastern District of Texas
Court Admissions
  • US Supreme Court
  • US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Baylor UniversityBA 1965Baylor UniversityJ.D. 1967
American College of Trial LawyersAmerican Board of Trial AdvocatesAntitrust Section of Dallas Bar AssociationSouthern Methodist University Dedman School of LawBaylor Law Review Ex-Editors AssociationContinuing Legal Education Committee of Dallas Bar AssociationBar Activities Committee of Dallas Bar AssociationClient’s Security Fund Committee of State Bar of Texas

Office Location

1717 Main Street, Suite 3700
Dallas, TX 75201
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Antitrust of the Dallas Metro Area
Jerry L. Beane has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Antitrust