John is an experienced litigator who leverages his finance and executive business background to advocate for clients in a wide variety of industries, including finance & securities, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals, and technology. John focuses on complex commercial litigation, and his cases typically involve fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and other common business torts.
In representing both plaintiffs and defendants, John draws on his previous career in business and finance, during which he co-founded a fund of hedge funds, worked as a negotiation consultant to Fortune 500 companies, and served as a business development executive at a technology firm. John’s diverse business background allows him to understand quickly his clients’ business challenges, fit their litigation matters within that context, and offer thoughtful, practical legal advice. John also serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Client Development and Marketing Committee.
- University of Virginia School of Law – J.D.
- Stanford University – B.A. in English
- State Bar of Texas
- United States District Courts for the Western District, Northern District, Eastern District and Southern District of Texas
- Lloyd Lochridge American Inn of Court