John Atwood attended The University of Texas at Austin, the University of Houston Main Campus, and South Texas College of Law. He holds a B.B.A. and a J.D. Prior to attending law school John worked as an international drilling contractor for 20 years, thus bringing perspective to the practice of law that few attorneys can match. After college, service in the Marine Corps, and working offshore in the Gulf of Mexico, John moved to Singapore where he continued to work in the drilling business.
He has worked in operations, marketing, purchasing and construction. He lived and traveled overseas continuously, mainly Southeast Asia, South America, the Middle East and Europe, and has negotiated and written as well as operated under, contracts for both domestic and overseas drilling operations.
John Atwood practices primarily in the area of corporate transactional law including advising clients on corporate formation and structure, merger and acquisition, contracts, franchise agreements, and regulatory compliance. He also works with non-profit companies, including several Volunteer Fire Departments and Emergency Medical Service Providers.
- Bachelor of Business Administration – The University of Houston Main Campus
- Juris Doctor – South Texas College of Law
- Texas Supreme Court (1994)
- State Bar of Texas
- Houston Bar Association
- Katy Bar Association (Charter Member and former President)
- Katy Girls Softball Association – General Counsel