John Daspit


John Daspit

Attorney John Daspit grew up in Texas before going to college at the University of Texas at Austin, where he received Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Accounting. After college, John returned home to go to law school at the University of Houston.

After receiving his law degree, John spent many years working for Fulbright & Jaworski, one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the country, before founding his own firm.

John has years of experience representing some of the largest companies in the world, in some of their largest cases. His knowledge of how these companies deal with injured people provides you with an unequaled advantage that levels a playing field which is almost never fair. John's goal today is to provide families and individuals with the same level of legal representation that the largest corporations in the world enjoy. As a trial attorney with extensive experience, John prides himself on vigorously representing his clients and providing them with the close, personal attention they deserve. John is known for his dedication to his clients and his passion for aggressively pursuing justice in all types of injury claims.

Although John spends most of his time practicing law, he does enjoy learning about American history and attending sporting events in his spare time.

In recent years, John Daspit has:

  • Represented an oil and gas company seeking damages based on defective ERW pipe used in the building a 455 mile-long oil pipeline. The case settled the week before trial for $20.2 million. Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $4.362 million.

  • Represented a production and exploration company in an arbitration related to the interpretation of an area of mutual interest (AMI) provision. The other party demanded conveyance of the property interest or damages of $330 million. Attorney's fees and expenses for this case totaled $2.136 million.


  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Houston