John Emerson

John Emerson

  • Arkansas, Texas, Washington
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Summary

Mr. Emerson is a founding partner of Emerson Firm, PLLC. He is a member of the state bars of Texas, Washington and Arkansas. Mr. Emerson obtained his BA from the University of Texas at Austin and then earned his Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law Houston.

Mr. Emerson has been rated “AV Preeminent” for the last 20 years by Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest possible peer review rating in legal ability and ethical standards. Mr. Emerson was honored by being named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America by the National Trial Lawyers in 2013-2016.

In his high profile personal injury practice, Mr. Emerson resolved a catastrophic brain injury case in 2018 involving alleged malpractice by doctors and staff at CHI-St. Vincent Hot Springs.

In his antitrust practice, Mr. Emerson is or has been involved in the antitrust cases: Aluminum Warehousing, Compact Disc, High Pressure Laminates, Lithium Ion Batteries, CRT (Cathode Ray Tube), Flash Memory, GPU (Graphics Processing Units), Ocean Shipping, TFT-LCD (Flat Panel), Trans-Pacific Airline Surcharge, Domestic Airlines, Liquid Aluminum Sulfate, Bridgestone Anti-Vibration Rubber Parts, and Interior Molded Doors.

In his privacy/data breach practice, Mr. Emerson has prosecuted cases for aggrieved consumers in the following privacy or data breach cases: Marriott, Equifax, Experian, Premera Health, Vizio, Banner Health, & Capitol One.

Mr. Emerson was appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Counsel Steering Committee by Judge Melinda Harmon in the consolidated Enron ERISA Litigation, styled Pamela M. Tittle v. Enron Corp., et al.

Mr. Emerson represents corn farmers in the United States in the case In re: Syngenta AG MIR162 Corn Litigation (MDL 2591). A global settlement of approximately $1.5 billion has been approved. Mr. Emerson is prosecuting numerous class actions relating to "303" tractor oil fluid.

He has extensive jury trial experience over the past 39 years.

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arkansas
Arkansas Judiciary
ID Number: 200812
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Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 05952125
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Washington
Washington State Bar Association
ID Number: 30956
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Education
South Texas College of Law
J.D. (1979) | Law
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University of Texas - Austin
B.A. (1973) | Psychology; English
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Awards
Arkansas Traveler
State of Arkansas
Mr. Emerson was honored by the Governor of Arkansas when he was named an Arkansas Traveler, an Ambassador of Good Will on behalf of the people of the state of Arkansas to people everywhere.
AV Preeminent
Martindale-Hubbell
Mr. Emerson has been rated “AV Preeminent” for the last 20 years by Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest possible peer review rating in legal ability and ethical standards.
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America
National Trial Lawyers
Mr. Emerson was honored by being named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America by the National Trial Lawyers in 2013-2020.
Professional Associations
American Association of Justice
Member
Current
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The Pound Civil Justice Insitute
Fellow
Current
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AAJ Class Action Litigation Group
Member
Current
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AAJ Medical Negligence Information Exchange Group
Member
Current
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Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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King County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Delta Theta Phi
Member
Current
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The National Trial Lawyers
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
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Texas Bar Foundation
Sustaining Life Fellow
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Houston Bar Association
Member
Current
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Pulaski County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Houston Bar Foundation
Fellow
Current
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Arkansas State Bar  # 2008012
Member
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Washington State Bar Association  # 30956
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Texas  # 05952125
Member
- Current
Activities: Member of Grievance Committee 4-D, Houston, 1991-1994; Membership Services Committee, 1991-1992.
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Contact & Map
Emerson Firm PLLC
400 West Capitol Avenue
Suite 1700
Little Rock, AR 72201
Toll-Free: (800) 551-8649
Telephone: (501) 286-4622
Cell: (832) 244-7357
Fax: (501) 286-4659
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: And by Appointment
Emerson Firm PLLC
2500 Wilcrrest Drive
Suite 300
Houston, TX 77042
Toll-Free: (800) 551-8649
Cell: (832) 244-7357
Fax: (501) 286-4659
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: And By Appointment