Avvennett Gezahan


P 972-728-3256 F 214-520-2008


Avvennett Gezahan


Avvennett Gezahan is an associate in the Dallas, Texas, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counseling.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Avvennett sharpened her litigation skills by representing companies in various general liability cases, including premises liability, personal injury, construction defects and toxic tort. Additionally, she was a senior city attorney for the City of Dallas, where she prosecuted property owners for operating criminal nuisance and substandard properties. 

During law school, Avvennett was the captain of the Thurgood Marshall Trial Advocacy Team and interned at the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Leadership Class (2021)
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation, Fellow (2021-present)
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • J.L. Turner Legal Association
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow (2022-present)

Published Works

  • “Chapter 27’s Role in Keeping Property Safe for Living and Working in Dallas,” Accessible Law (Spring 2020) [Co-Author]