Wednesday, January 12, 2011
MAYNARD WELCOMES J. WALTON JACKSON AND SHANNON K. OLDENBURG TO ITS MOBILE OFFICE
J. Walton Jackson has joined the Firm as a Shareholder in the General Litigation practice group. His practice includes the defense of employers in employment, labor and employer liability disputes; the defense of oil and gas interests in royalty owner class action and general liability claims; the representation of transportation interests (over-the-road and maritime) in all manner of disputes; the defense of financial institutions in commercial litigation and customer disputes; the defense of insurers in bad faith and fraud litigation; and the defense of property owners in title disputes. Jackson also has represented one of the largest commercial/mixed use developers in the United States in numerous disputes with contractors, suppliers, purchasers, and tenants in state and federal courts and in numerous arbitrations. He is regularly consulted by lenders and developers concerning compliance with the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act, Alabama's Lien Statute, and Alabama's Condominium Act.
Jackson is a member of the American Bar Association, the Alabama State Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute, the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, the Trucking Industry Defense Association, and the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest. He is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law where he served on the Managing Board of the Alabama Law Review and was a member of the Bench and Bar Honor Society. While in law school, Jackson was the recipient of the Johnstone Adams Distinguished Scholar in Admiralty Award, the Judge Daniel H. Thomas Award, and the National Alumni Association Scholarship.
Shannon K. Oldenburg has joined the firm Of Counsel and is a member of the Energy and Natural Resources and Environmental Litigation and Regulatory Compliance practice groups. Oldenburg specializes in regulatory compliance matters involving the permitting, development and operation of complex energy, industrial, residential, commercial, utility, and infrastructure projects. She represents project developers, owners and operators in front of local, state and federal administrative bodies in matters relating to endangered species, wetlands, coastal law, planning and zoning, air quality, climate change, water quality, water supply and rights, vested development rights, CEQA/NEPA compliance, and other regulatory areas.
Oldenburg is a member of the American Bar Association and the Alabama, Florida, and California State Bar Associations. She is also on the Board of Directors for the US Green Building Council, Northern Gulf Coast Chapter. Oldenburg received her juris doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law where she was a contributing author to the California Regulatory Law Reporter, an intern for the Land Use Clinic, and a Legal Research/Oral Advocacy Specialist. Prior to law school, Oldenburg attended the University of California at Santa Barbara where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies, a Certificate in Air Quality Management, and a Masters of Environmental Science and Management.