Jane Cherry is a senior associate at Manning & Meyers, where she focuses her practice on real estate litigation, particularly litigation involving homeowners’ associations. Before joining Manning & Meyers in 2021, Jane worked as a litigator for two other Texas-based law firms and as the associate general counsel for a presidential campaign.
Since being licensed to practice law in 2013, Jane has counseled and represented clients through all stages of litigation, including written discovery, depositions, hearings, settlement negotiations, and trial. To avoid litigation, Jane has also counseled clients in contractual matters by drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts and real estate transactions.
Jane graduated cum laude from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. While in law school, Jane was the managing editor of the Journal of Air Law and Commerce for the SMU Law Review, an intern to U.S. District Court Judge Robert Dawson, and an intern to Texas Fifth Court of Appeals Justice Kerry FitzGerald.
Before studying law, Jane held positions in politics and government in Washington, D.C. Jane has a Bachelor of Arts from Wake Forest University, where she majored in Political Science and minored in International Relations.
Jane is a member of the Litigation and Real Estate sections of the Texas Bar and is a Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation Fellow.
- State Bar of Texas
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
- J.D., Cum Laude, SMU Dedman School of Law, 2013
- B.A., Wake Forest University, 2004
Distinctions & Community Involvement
- Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2020, 2021, and 2022)
- Fellow, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation (2019–present)
Publications & Presentations
- Comment, Remembering How to Fly: How New Pilot Training Requirements May Do More Harm Than Good, 77 J. AIR L. & COM. 537 (2012).
- Panel Remarks at the ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) Aviation & Space Law Committee Meeting: Recent Developments in Aviation and Space Law (Oct. 23, 2014).