Net Worth: $1.5 Billion
- Source of Wealth Law
- Birth Place Houston, Texas, United States
- Marital Status Widowed
- Full Name Joseph Dahr Jamail, Jr.
- Nationality Lebanese-American
- Date of Birth October 19, 1925
- Ethnicity Lebanese
- Occupation Lawyer
- Education The University of Texas School of Law, The University of Texas at Austin
- Children 3
About Joe Jamail
Best known as the King of Torts, Joe Jamail is a famous Lebanese-American attorney who is considered as the wealthiest practicing lawyer in the United States. As of September 2012, Joe Jamail is estimated to be worth $1.5 billion.
Throughout his legal career, Joe Jamail has specialized on personal injury cases. For representing Pennzoil against Texaco, Jamail received a contingency fee of $335 million.
In 1986, together with his wife Lee, Joe Jamail built the Lee and Joseph D. Jamail Foundation which has already given $200 million to performance arts, education and medical research. More than $30 million of which was donated to the University of Texas which gives scholarships to 4,500 students.
Earnings & Financial Data
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- Earnings 1985
Contingency fee he received when he represented Penzoil and won the case