Dunham Jewett is the Firm’s managing partner. He joined the Firm in 1975 upon his graduation from law school. Mr. Jewett’s initial practice was concentrated in the areas of corporate transactions and income and estate taxation. Over time, Mr. Jewett has come to represent a number of entrepreneurs in their business and family endeavors. These include the organization, financing, purchase and sale of business entities, construction, financing, purchase and sale of real estate, oil and gas issues, and estate planning and succession matters. A substantial part of Mr. Jewett’s real estate work, where much of his practice is now concentrated, involves the development of new, multifamily properties.
Mr. Jewett received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College in 1972 and graduated from The University of Texas School of Law in 1975, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif. Mr. Jewett is a Trustee of the Dorothy Richard Starling Foundation, and the Dickson-Allen Foundation, as well as other family foundations established by his clients. Mr. Jewett and his wife maintain an active association with St. John’s School in Houston and with the Glassel School of Art, a division of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.