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Joe Jamail net worth:
$1.7 Billion

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Joseph Dahr Jamail, Jr. (born October 19, 1925) is an American lawyer and billionaire. The most affluent practicing lawyer in The United States, he’s often called the “King of Torts”. As of 2011, his net worth was estimated by “Forbes” to be $1.5 billion, making him the 833rd wealthiest man in the world.

In 1985, Jamail represented Pennzoil in a suit against Texaco. Pennzoil won the case and his contingency fee was $335 million. Jamail has given substantial contributions to Rice University and The University of Texas at Austin. The University has erected two statues on campus in his honor. In response to the present, the university has renamed a big meeting room in the tower building to the Lee Hage Jamail Academic Room. It was a $2.7 million job. The park is public and covers over 40,000 square feet (3,700 m2). On April 27, 2011, The San Marcos Baptist Academy declared a $1 million gift from Joe Jamail to help set up a fund to create a particular occasion facility on the School campus in memory of Jamail’s wife, Lee, who graduated from San Marcos Academy in 1944.

Joe Jamail Net Worth $1.5 Billion Dollars

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Birth date: October 19, 1925
Death date: December 23, 2015, Houston, Texas, United States
Birth place: Houston, Texas, United States
Profession:Lawyer, Businessperson
Education:University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas School of Law
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Lee Hage Jamail
Children:Joseph D. Jamail III, Randall Hage Jamail, Robert Lee Jamail
Parents:Marie Jamail, Joseph Jamail

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1Lawyer. Won a $11.2 billion verdict against Texaco for Pennzoil in 1985. Named "Lawyer of the Century" by Texas Monthly magazine.
2University of Texas alumni and one of its major donors.



Inning by Inning: A Portrait of a Coach2008DocumentaryHimself
A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar...2007DocumentaryHimself
Texas Monthly Talks2004TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
The Trouble with Lawyers with John Stossel1996TV Movie documentary

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60 Minutes1998TV Series documentaryHimself - Lawyer (segment "Justice for Sale?")

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