John R. Sigety is a pragmatic, results-oriented litigator who protects clients’ interests in complex business disputes, construction defects, personal injury and product liability claims. Clients rely on his sound counsel, collaborative skills and industry knowledge when facing legal challenges. Always a creative and dedicated advocate for his clients, he proficiently and convincingly translates complex concepts to juries and aggressively negotiates favorable settlements with opposing counsel.
Following admission to the Texas bar in 2012, John served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Martin Hoffman in the 68th Civil District Court in Dallas, Texas. During his internship, John gained valuable insight into the workings of trials and practice before the District Court. Subsequently, John went on to gain considerable experience representing construction companies, property managers, business owners, municipalities and other insured clients in civil defense matters. He has also represented medical professionals in medical malpractice lawsuits and medical board investigations.
John earned his Juris Doctor from Tulane University Law School, where he was awarded the Dean’s Scholarship. While in law school, he served as the chief administrator of the Tulane University Law School Honor Board and as Managing Editor of The Sports Lawyers Journal.
The coronavirus has caused contract disputes in ways that we cannot fully imagine. Parties will call their attorneys asking if they can send default letters or if they have defenses for missing contractual deadlines. Terms such as "force majeure," "a...