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John D. Volney

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Dallas, TX

Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann LLP
2100 Ross Avenue, Suite 2700
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-981-3800
Fax: 214-981-3839
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2005, 2007 - 2011
Licensed in Texas Since: 1997
Practice Areas: Business Litigation
Attorney Profile

John Volney represents businesses and individuals in all types of business disputes and complex litigation. His past and current clients include entrepreneurs, professionals, high - tech companies, financial institutions, real estate developers, energy companies, manufacturers and many other types of businesses. John also has considerable experience prosecuting and defending class action lawsuits.

John works closely with his clients to find the best way to reach each client's desired result in the most cost-effective and efficient manner. John wins cases through his courtroom experience, through his understanding of the law and through his attention to the details.

Since starting with the firm in 2002, John has successfully represented clients in state and federal courts in Texas and elsewhere as well as in arbitration proceedings before JAMS and the American Arbitration Association. John also has significant experience litigating bankruptcy cases. John has also argued appeals before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and before the Dallas Court of Appeals.

John was named a "Rising Star” in 2005 and from 2007 to 2009 by Thomson Reuters (as seen in Texas Monthly).

Opinions include: Galitski v. Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, 2015 WL 5319802 (N.D. Tex. Sept. 11, 2015); FPL Energy, LLC v. TXU Portfolio Management Co., LP, 426 S.W.3d 59 (Tex. 2014); Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc. v. Maxim Integrated Products, Inc., 444 S.W.3d 283 (Tex.App. - Dallas 2014); Rice v. Malouf, 2013 WL 3771446 (Tex.App. - Amarillo July 8, 2013); Abbott v. Law Office of Patrick J. Mulligan, 440 Fed. Appx. 612 (10th Cir. 2011); Arete Partners, L.P. v. Gunnerman, 594 F.34 390 (5th Cir. 2010); AssistMed, Inc. v. Conceptual Health Solutions, Inc., 2006 WL 1489422 (N.D. Tex. May 11, 2006); Gunnerman v. Basic Capital Management, Inc., 2006 WL 411805 (Tex. App. – Dallas 2006, no pet.); and Canales Martinez v. Dow Chemical Co., 219 F.Supp.2d 719 (E.D. La. Jul 16, 2002).

About John D. Volney

First Admitted: 1997, Texas

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Educational Background

  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A. (Plan II), high honors, 1994
  • Duke University School of Law, 1997

Industry Groups

  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Manufacturers
  • Real Estate
  • Technology
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Office Location for John D. Volney

2100 Ross Avenue
Suite 2700
Dallas, TX 75201

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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