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Jillian C. Beck

Partner Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Beck Jillian

Jillian C. Beck
Beck Jillian
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Jillian Beck is a trial lawyer who zealously represents clients in a wide variety of industries, including technology, energy, accounting, and finance. She has hands-on experience in all stages of litigation in both state and federal court, including taking and defending depositions, arguing motions, examining witnesses, and managing trial teams. In March 2021, Jillian played a significant role on a trial team that secured a US$152 million jury verdict in the Eastern District of Texas.

As the leader of the firm's Global Energy Studio, our Energy industry team think tank, Jillian engages with the latest energy sector developments and couples her legal advice with market insights. Jillian’s strong command of energy sector and litigation developments, particularly the impact of new technologies, earned her a spot on the Law360 Texas Editorial Board. 

Prior to law school, Jillian worked as a high school math teacher on the Zuni Reservation in New Mexico as part of the Teach for America program. While an undergraduate, she served as the captain of the University of Texas's nationally competitive public speaking team, and was a two-time individual national champion in limited preparation speaking events.

Following graduation from law school, Jillian served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ewing Werlein, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Representative experience

Obtained US$152m jury verdict for ResMan, LLC for trade secrets misappropriation, breach of contract, and tortious interference with contract by the defendants.

Represented pharmacy services technology company in breach of contract and trade secrets jury trial, resulting in a total award of nearly US$30m.

Represented pipeline company in multimillion-dollar commercial dispute involving midstream assets.

Represented U.S. multinational in an ICDR arbitration regarding the exercise of a put option in a Taiwanese Company.

Represented midstream gas processing company in fast-track arbitration over breach of contract dispute.

Represented employer in federal sex discrimination lawsuit.

Represented a major transportation network company in state and federal lawsuits.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.


  • J.D., Harvard Law School, cum laude, 2012
  • B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, high honors, 2007
  • B.B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, high honors, 2007
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Texas
Court admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association, Law Week Committee
  • Editorial board, Law360 Texas