A native Austinite, Noah Galton is a partner in the Austin office of Jackson Walker LLP, where he is a commercial litigator who has developed a large emphasis in the areas of eminent domain and real estate litigation. Noah has extensive experience assisting a wide array of condemning authorities with large-scale land acquisition projects aimed at expanding critical infrastructure throughout the State of Texas, including river authorities, electricity providers, oil/gas midstream companies, railroads, municipal utility districts, municipalities, and independent school districts. Since receiving his license in 2011, Noah has prosecuted numerous lawsuits to jury verdict and has appeared in dozens of administrative hearings across the State. Noah received a B.S. from the University of Texas in 2008, and a J.D. from the University of Virginia in 2011. In 2019, Noah was named a Fellow to the Texas Bar Foundation, and has been recognized as a “Texas Rising Star” by Thomson Reuters (Super Lawyers – Rising Stars) for the last two years.
Active in the Austin community, Noah serves on the Development Committee of the Waterloo Greenway Conservancy (formerly, the Waller Creek Conservancy), where he has assisted with fundraising and advocacy efforts for the Conservancy’s transformative project in the heart of downtown Austin, which will ultimately include a state of the art 1.5-mile park system with the power to bring the entire Austin community together. In addition to his work with the Conservancy, Noah is a supporter of the Flatwater Foundation, a member of Guaranteed to Wrinkle, and has provided pro bono work for Volunteer Legal Services.
Noah is also the proud father to his son, Jude, and husband to his wife, Margaret, who is a talent buyer at C3 Presents in Austin.