Our Attorneys and Paralegals

John D. Gaither


John began practicing law in 2006, and joined Neligan LLP in 2009. John takes a pragmatic approach to problem solving and works to resolve clients’ disputes as efficiently as possible, so that they can focus on what they do best — running their businesses.

Since joining the firm, John has provided representation for the federally appointed Receiver to the Stanford Financial Group in significant, ongoing litigation matters, including a matter currently pending before the United States Supreme Court. He has also represented debtors in Chapter 11 proceedings across a broad array of industries, including the hospitality, retail, media, real estate, healthcare, and financial services industries.



325 N. St. Paul Street, Suite 3600

Dallas, Texas 75201

Telephone: 214.840.5300

Direct: 214.840.5327


  • Juris Doctor University of Texas School of Law, 2006
  • Bachelor of Arts, Honors, with a major in Economics, University of Texas at Austin, 2003

Admissions/ Affiliations

  • Texas State Bar
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Young Lawyers Association
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas