John Gsanger is a passionate and successful advocate for product safety. His nationwide law practice has achieved settlements that have resulted in recalls of defective tires, dangerous sports utility vehicles and caused manufacturers to disclose important safety warnings to consumers.
The Texas Board of Legal Specialization has awarded John with a rare double board certification in both personal injury trials and appeals. As a trial attorney, John has repeatedly helped his clients achieve justice. Through his years of experience as a litigator, John has a track record of winning for his clients and a passion for standing up for those who have been wronged by large corporations. As an appellate attorney, John has helped set the standards for justice by winning numerous multi-million-dollar cases against major tire and automobile companies.
John serves contributing author of the Texas Pattern Jury Charge Committee, and he has been invited to teach at over 100 continuing legal education seminars from coast to coast on many different trial law issues.
John received a scholarship and law degree from the University of Texas School of Law, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Review of Litigation, Editor of the American Law Institute’s Symposium on Complex Litigation, and President of the University Civil Liberties Union. After law school, he studied comparative law at the Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, and is currently a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas. John’s many legal publications include: The Ultimate Book on Advanced Trucking Litigation (2017), Screening for Seatbelt and Tire Defect Cases Lurking within Car Crash Cases (2016), and Road Construction Defect Litigation (2015).
John has been a good friend for many years. He is intelligent, hardworking and successful. His expertise in Product Liability litigation will be invaluable to the firm.
Bachelor of Arts with Special Honors, Plan II, 1987, University of Texas, Austin, Texas
Juris Doctor, 1991, University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
Postgraduate legal studies Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, 1992, London, England
State Bar of Texas, 1991
Supreme Court of the United States
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Western, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas (all federal courts in Texas)
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa
U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. District Court for the District of Utah
Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Board Certified Personal Injury Trials and Appeals
Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Continuing Legal Education Faculty
Corpus Christi Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Co-Director of Civil Trial Law Seminar
State Bar of Texas, Pattern Jury Charges Contributing Author, Continuing Legal Education Faculty
American Association of Justice, Continuing Legal Education Faculty
Attorney Information Exchange Group, Continuing Legal Education Faculty
Corpus Christi Association of Legal Professional, Continuing Legal Education Faculty
Awarded the Judge Paul W. Nye Professionalism Award by his peers,
Awarded the Texas Trial Lawyer Association John Howie Mentorship Award,
Awarded the highest “AV Preeminent” peer-review rating for ethics and legal abilities in 2018.
Corpus Christi Association of Legal Professionals Boss of the Year
The Ultimate Book on Advanced Trucking Litigation
Screening for Seatbelt and Tire Defect Cases Lurking within Car Crash Cases
Road Construction Defect Litigation
The Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS) established by the Supreme Court of Texas, has awarded John with a rare double board certification in both personal injury trials and appeals. TBLS certifies lawyers that have substantial, relevant experience in select areas of law, continuing legal education requirements and pass a rigorous exam.