John is a Shareholder in Maynard Cooper's Litigation Section. John also serves as Chair of the firm's Product Liability and Environmental Practice. He handles commercial, product liability and environmental litigation.
John is experienced in trying jury and bench cases and has led large teams in mass tort and other complex cases. His work as an attorney has led him to represent clients in jurisdictions coast-to-coast including those in California, Louisiana, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, South Carolina, Utah and West Virginia.
John's talents and accomplishments as a litigator have earned him numerous accolades, including the esteemed ranking as a Leading Commercial Litigator by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. He is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and consistently listed in The Best Lawyers in America© in the area of Commercial Litigation and in Super Lawyers for Personal Injury Defense: Products.
John has been fortunate to represent leading companies in multiple industries, including chemicals, utilities, manufacturing, construction and transportation. He is pleased to provide client references upon request.
He earned his J.D. from the Washington & Lee University School of Law, and he holds a B.A. from Birmingham-Southern College.