Steve Jensen Esq.

Allen Stewart, P.C.
Jensen, Steve Baughman

Steve Baughman Jensen is an attorney with in Dallas. After a year-long position as a briefing attorney for then-Texas Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Doggett, Mr. Jensen has devoted his career to toxic tort litigation. Mr. Jensen has worked on a wide variety of toxic injury cases involving such substances as asbestos, trichloroethlyne (TCE), lead, radiation, beryllium, benzene, mercury, arsenic, and dioxins.

Mr. Jensen is also well-known for his work in successfully fighting several proposed nationwide class action settlements that attempted to resolve “future” asbestos claims. Mr. Jensen has also fought against class action abuses in other cases. In 1997, he received the Public Justice Achievement Award from Trial Lawyers for Public Justice for his successful efforts in opposing a collusive class action involving insurance fraud in Mississippi. He also worked on a case opposing a nationwide class action settlement initiated by the tobacco corporation Liggett, which would have capped that company’s future tobacco liabilities.

Over his 20 years in toxic tort practice, Mr. Jensen has carved out a specialty in the area of the intersection between science and the law. In 2011 and 2013, Steve successfully convinced two federal circuit courts of appeal to overturn trial court decisions excluding expert causation testimony in cases brought on behalf of leukemia victims harmed by benzene exposure. Mr. Jensen is a past chair of the American Association for Justice’s Section on Toxic, Environmental, and Pharmaceutical Torts and a former board member of the national public interest law firm Public Justice. Additionally, he has devoted substantial time to litigating many cases pro bono as a cooperating attorney for Public Justice.

Mr. Jensen received his B.A., magna cum laude, from Trinity University and his J.D. from the University of Texas Law School.