Jeffrey W. Hellberg, Jr. is a partner in the litigation section of Wick Phillips, and is the head of the appellate section.

Jeff’s practice focuses on all aspects of trial and commercial litigation, from pre-lawsuit resolution through the appeal of judgment rendered by a trial court. Jeff has represented individuals, small business owners, financial institutions, and Fortune 500 companies in all manner of disputes. Jeff has successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants in bench and jury trials, arbitrations, and has successfully represented appellants and appellees in the state and federal appellate courts.

Jeff is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Texas, the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth, Sixth and Ninth Circuits; the United States District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas; the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana and the United States Tax Court.

  • Texas Super Lawyers, Texas Monthly (2011-2016)
  • Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Civil Appellate Law and Civil Trial Law
  • Golman–Hayden Co., Inc. v. Fresh Source Produce, Inc., 217 F.3d 348 (5th 2000)
  • In re Azle Manor, 83 S.W.3d 401 (Tex. App. – Fort Worth 2002, orig. proceeding)
  • All Commercial Floors, Inc. v. Barton & Rasor, 97 S.W.3d 723 (Tex. App. – Fort Worth 2003, no pet.)
  • Bennett v. Bank United, 114 S.W.3d 75 (Tex. App. – Austin 2003, no pet.)
  • Lewis v. Bank of America, NA, 347 F.3d 587 (5th 2003)
  • Straza v. Friedman, Driegert & Hsueh, LLC., 124 S.W.3d 404 (Tex. App. – Dallas 2003, pet. denied)
  • Pillitteri v. Brown, 165 S.W.3d 715 (Tex. App. – Dallas 2004, no pet.)
  • Smith v. Ferguson, 160 S.W.3d 115 (Tex. App. – Dallas 2005, pet. denied)
  • Gandy Nursery, Inc. v. U.S., 412 F.3d 602 (5th 2005)
  • In re Richard Rogers, 200 S.W.3d 318 (Tex. App. – Dallas 2006, orig. proceeding)
  • Gray & Co. Realtors, Inc. v. Atlantic Housing Foundation, Inc., 228 S.W.3d 431 (Tex. App. – Dallas 2007, no pet.)
  • Solares v. Solares, 232 S.W.3d 873 (Tex. App. – Dallas 2007, no pet.)
  • NCP Finance, Ltd. Partnership v. Escatiola,350 S.W.3d 152 (Tex. App. – San Antonio 2011, no pet.)
  • Bendalin v. Youngblood & Associates,381 S.W.3d 719 (Tex. App. – Texarkana 2012, pet. denied)
  • American Cancer Soc. v. Cook,675 F.3d 524 (5th 2012)
  • Levetz v. Sutton,404 S.W.3d 798 (Tex. App. – Dallas 2013, pet. denied)
  • Pjetrovic v. 4HG Fannin Investments, LLC.,400 S.W.3d 119 (Tex. App. – Dallas 2013, pet. filed)
  • Levetz v. Sutton,404 S.W.3d 798 (Tex. App. – Dallas 2013, pet. filed)
  • Palla v. Bio-One, Inc., 424 S.W.3d 722 (Tex. App. – Dallas 2014, no pet.)
  • American Heritage Capital, L.P. v. Gonzalez, 436 S.W.3d 865 (Tex. App. – Dallas 2014, no pet.)
  • Lawyers Title Co. v. J.G. Cooper Development, Inc., 424 S.W.3d 713 (Tex. App. – Dallas 2014, pet. denied)
  • Cuba v. Pylant, 814 F.3d 701 (5th 2016)