John is a commercial trial lawyer with extensive experience litigating disputes in the energy, medical device/pharmaceutical, financial services sectors. He also regularly advises clients in complex government investigations. As a dual JD/MBA graduate and former manager for a Fortune 500 company, John leverages his business experience to help his clients resolve complex legal problems.
His practice routinely involves disputes concerning products liability, breach of contract, fraud, securities, real property, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty, deceptive trade practices claims, and various other consumer-protection statutes. John regularly represents clients in mass torts litigation, putative class actions, and other high-stakes disputes before state and federal courts and arbitration panels across the country.
Prior to joining Scott Douglass & McConnico, John practiced for several years with Locke Lord LLP. Before entering private practice, he served as a briefing attorney for the Honorable Paul W. Green of the Supreme Court of Texas. Before he obtained his JD and MBA degrees, John led various business units as a manager in the renowned AT&T Leadership Development Program.
John is actively involved in various state bar and other civic organizations. He served for many years on the Texas Young Lawyers Association Board of Directors where he helped create and execute a wide variety of public service projects. He also served as the District Representative for District 25 (South/Central Texas) to the Young Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association. John and his wife are actively involved in their church, and he also volunteers time helping develop future leaders through the Boy Scouts of America, where he serves as the Cubmaster of Pack 25 and as the General Counsel and Executive Board Member of the the Capitol Area Council.