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John Atkins


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John is a commercial litigator who focuses on provider-side health care matters and all types of insurance coverage and indemnity litigation and counseling.

John supports clients by securing valuable insurance coverage, drafting indemnity provisions and contractual insurance terms, as well as other general insurance related matters.

John is skilled in providing counsel on matters involving risk management and policy and coverage review. He is also experienced in indemnity and contractually liability litigation and counseling. He also has substantial experience in transportation and railroad litigation, eminent domain, and oil and gas litigation.

Before attending law school, John worked for several years in state government in Oregon. He served as a legislative assistant to two state lawmakers and worked for four years as a policy analyst for the Oregon Insurance Division.


Policyholder Insurance Trends for 2022


“The Texas Citizens Participation Act Enters a New Era,”
On the Cusp, UNT Dallas Law Review, Spring 2021

"Texas Caselaw Update"
Journal of Texas Insurance Laws 2016-Present

“Takeaways from Two Recent Computer Fraud Insurance Cases,”
The Texas Lawbook October 15, 2018

“Texas Rice Land Partners Revisited: Texas Supreme Court Sets Low Bar for Pipeline Common Carriers,”
The Texas Law Book March 2, 2017

“Lessons Learned from In re American Express Anti-Steering Rules Litigation,”
The Antitrust Lawyer, Federal Bar Association Winter 2015


“Indemnification and Insurance"
Dallas Nonprofit Law Study Group October 17, 2018