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Jeffery H. Rusthoven


Jeff Rusthoven is a member of Nixon Jach Hubbard, PLLC.  Jeff has represented numerous clients in complex business litigation disputes. During that time, Jeff has developed his practice in construction arbitrations, lien law, and appellate work. Prior to beginning private practice, Jeff was the law clerk for Chief Justice William J. Cornelius for the Sixth District Court of Appeal of Texas.



  • Board Certified in Construction Law

    • by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

  • Dallas Bar Association

    • Council Member – Construction Law Section (2015-Present)

    • Construction Law Section

    • Tort and Insurance Section

    • Appellate Law Section

  • State Bar of Texas

    • Construction Law Section

    • Appellate Law Section

  • TEXO (Associated General Contractors / Associated Builders & Contractors – Joint Association)

  • College of the State Bar of Texas – Member

  • Law Clerk to Chief Justice William J. Cornelius, Sixth District Court of Appeals of Texas

  • St. Elizabeth Ann Seton - Men's Club



  • Construction Case Law Update

  • Contractor's Liability for Design Defects

  • The Economic Loss Doctrine - Still a Viable Defense in Construction Dispute?

  • Construction Arbitrations – What Everyone Needs to Know 

  • Five Things Every Non-Construction Lawyer Should Know 

  • Delays, Disruptions and Problems Encountered During the Construction Process Co-Author

  • Personal Liability and Retaining Control 



  • University of Texas at Austin – B.B.A. 1993

  • University of North Texas – M.P.A. 1995

    • Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Fraternity

  • Baylor University – J.D. 1998

    • Order of the Barristers



  • State Bar of Texas – 1999

  • U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Fifth Circuit


direct line: (972) 503-7006

2010 - present

2010 - present

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