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John Garza


T (713) 961-9045
F (713) 961-5341

John Garza is an associate attorney in WKPZ’s litigation practice group. He is intensely passionate about his practice area, encompassing all aspects of civil litigation, from trial to appeals. John’s expertise lies in skillfully guiding clients through the often stressful realities of litigation, whether they are individuals or large corporations.

He s experienced in handling matters involving breach of contract, trade secret misappropriation, employment disputes, complex business torts, personal injury defense, real estate conflicts, and many other litigation areas. John manages cases from pre-suit through to final resolution, and he effectively assists his clients in pursuing or defending their interests as either plaintiff or defendant.

Prior to joining WKPZ, John worked at several large Houston firms, affording him a wide range of knowledge and proficiencies that he leverages in his current role as a skilled and passionate litigator.

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • US District Court, Southern, Northern, Eastern Districts of Texas
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals


  • J.D., South Texas College of Law
  • B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, Government, Minor in French

Additional Information

  • Harris Stamey, Amy Falcon, & John Garza, Measure Twice, Cut Once: Liquidated Damages in Texas After Atrium Medical Center, LP v. Houston Red C LLC, CORP. COUNS. REV., May 2021, at 17.
  • Trade Secrets in the Oil and Gas Context: Litigation and Discovery Issues, University of Texas School of Law Oil, Gas and Mineral Institute Conference, March 2021.  Co-author.

Representative Experience

  • Trial experience related to commercial evictions for real estate investor clients
  • Negotiations of commercial contracts, including breach of contracts and settlement

Practice Areas