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John E. Pipkin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Houston, TX

Pipkin Ferguson PLLC
13430 Northwest Fwy, Suite 1250
Houston, TX 77040
Phone: 713-961-3730
Fax: 713-961-5438
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
Licensed in Texas Since: 1991
Education: Baylor Law School
Practice Areas: Construction Litigation: Business, Civil Litigation: Defense, Personal Injury - Products: Defense
Attorney Profile

Attorney John Pipkin is the managing partner of the Pipkin Ferguson, PLLC, law firm in Houston, Texas. Board-certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in construction law and possessing more than 20 years of legal experience, Mr. Pipkin focuses his practice primarily on construction litigation defense. He primarily serves the interests of contractors, subcontractors, property owners, lenders and manufacturers with their construction defect claims, contractual disputes and other matters.  Mr. Pipkin also serves as an American Arbitration Association arbitrator and mediator.

In addition, Mr. Pipkin also represents individual clients, as well as collective defense groups dealing with complex mass torts and commercial litigation arising from a variety of disputes, including defective products, premises liability, personal injury, chemical exposure and more. Along with maintaining a successful trial practice, Mr. Pipkin has extensive experience with arbitration, and he has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of clients throughout the state both inside and outside of the courtroom.

A 1986 graduate of Texas Tech University, Mr. Pipkin attended Baylor University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1990. The State Bar of Texas admitted him to practice the following year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas.

Highly active in his legal community, he is a member of the American Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute, The Texas Association of Defense Counsel, the Houston Bar Association, the Jefferson County Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas.

Whether fighting for his clients in court or negotiating favorable terms through arbitration or mediation, Mr. Pipkin always keeps his clients' rights and interests at the forefront of his efforts to help ensure they resolve their disputes efficiently and to increase their odds of success. A proactive attorney, he also understands that it is often best to try to avoid contentious disputes whenever possible, and he routinely counsels and advises his clients to help identify potential risks that could cause problems for them in the future.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Construction Litigation: Business
  • 20%Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Defense


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022

About John E. Pipkin

First Admitted: 1991, Texas

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Jefferson County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Houston Bar Association, Member
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Member
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI), Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • Board Certified in Construction Law, by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization with over 25 years of experience as a civil trial lawyer managing an active litigation docket Statewide., 2016
  • Texas, 1991

Educational Background

  • Texas Tech University, B.A., 1986

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified in Construction Law, by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2016

Industry Groups

  • Board Certified In Construction Law
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Office Location for John E. Pipkin

13430 Northwest Fwy
Suite 1250
Houston, TX 77040

Phone: 713-961-3730

Fax: 713-961-5438

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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