John C. Dacus

Of Counsel

One of the founding partners of the firm, John is now Of Counsel in the Dallas office. His extensive litigation experience encompasses a full range of product liability litigation, including personal injury, negligence, strict tort liability, warranty and insurance coverage. John’s expertise in toxic torts covers litigation based on product liability, negligence and nuisance, as well as single-plaintiff and mass-plaintiff matters, including class-action litigation. He is also a highly respected lawyer in the field of product-related commercial litigation, from business interruption and commercial losses to warranty and contract litigation. In addition, he has represented numerous clients in environmental regulatory litigation, construction litigation, state and federal appeals, and general civil trial work. John’s extensive knowledge of electrical, mechanical and civil engineering has benefited the firm in successfully representing numerous industrial and automotive clients.

Telephone: 214.346.3718
Fax: 214.267.4218
8750 N. Central Expy.
Suite 1600
Dallas, Texas 75231

Curriculum Vitae

  • Education
    Southern Methodist University, J.D. 1976
    • Phi Delta Phi
    • Order of the Coif
    Southwestern Law Journal, Notes and Comments Editor

    Texas A&M University, B.S.E.E. Electrical Engineering (cum laude) 1972
    • Tau Beta Pi
    • Eta Kappa Nu
    • Phi Eta Sigma
  • Bar & Court Admissions
    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
    U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
    U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
    U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • Honors & Awards
    • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
    Texas Super Lawyers® by Thompson Reuters (2005-2017)

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