DALLAS, Texas -- McGlinchey Stafford is pleased to announce that Christopher John has joined the firm’s Financial Services Litigation Group as an Associate Attorney in the Dallas office. Christopher focuses his practice on representing financial services clients in the mortgage lending, automobile finance, and insurance industries. McGlinchey hired 31 new attorneys, including 28 litigators, from January to the end of June 2023.
“I am very pleased to welcome Christopher to our Dallas office,” said Dwayne Danner, Managing Member of the firm’s Dallas office. "His diverse background spanning both federal and municipal government as well as private practice brings a well-rounded perspective to a broad spectrum of litigation."
Christopher primarily focuses on defending clients regarding alleged violations of Texas state and federal consumer protection statutes such as the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA), and others. His keen attention to detail allows him to evaluate the key facts and legal issues at play and uncover what discovery might be needed to answer each case’s “big questions.”
“Christopher’s litigation experience, ranging from class actions to mediations, makes him a valuable asset to our team as we continue to provide excellent legal solutions to clients in litigation,” said Shaun Ramey, Co-Chair of the Firm’s Financial Services Litigation Group.
In his previous roles, Christopher worked for the U.S. Small Business Administration, where he interfaced with business owners and borrowers during the peak of COVID-19 relief initiatives, notably the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loans. Within the private sector, Christopher's work has encompassed an array of litigation, including torts, breach of contract, premises liability, labor and employment, and third-party construction defense. His acumen in drafting and scrutinizing municipal contracts further bolsters his skill set.
Admitted in Texas state and federal courts as well as the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Christopher received his J.D. from The University of Tennessee College of Law. He also received a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas.
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