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John G. Bissell

John G. Bissell

4900 Woodway Drive
Suite 1200
Houston, Texas 77056
United States

Telephone: 713-651-1900
Firm: Strong Pipkin Bissell & Ledyard L.L.P.
Practice Overview:
Law offices in Houston and Beaumont Texas. Our attorneys provide a plethora of services related to the legal sector. Specialties include commercial litigation, mediation, personal injury, maritime law, bankruptcy, insurance, probate, pipeline and easements, whistleblower and false claims, products liability, labor and employment law, premises liability, environmental and natural resources, toxic tort, and appellate law.


Professional Profile:
John Bissell has tried more than 125 cases to jury verdict over three decades, in state and federal courts. He practiced with Strong Pipkin in Beaumont before opening the firm’s Houston office in 1997. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and the International Association of Defense counsel. He has tried as lead counsel a broad range of cases including commercial, toxic tort, products liability, premises liability, FELA, railroad crossing accidents, maritime and Jones Act cases. His experience includes defending companies in cases involving welding consumables, occupational and environmental chemical exposure, asbestos, tobacco, medical devices and pharmaceuticals, tobacco, antitrust, employment and contract matters.

UndergraduateLamar UniversityBS1968
LawUniversity of Texas School of LawJ.D.1971

Affiliations & Memberships:
Past Director, Texas Young Lawyers Association
Houston Bar Association
Jefferson County Bar Association
Past President, Jefferson County Young Lawyers
American Bar Association
Past Member Executive Council, Young Lawyers Division; and
Past National Chairman-Young Lawyers Division, Disaster Assistance Committee
Texas Bar Foundation-Life Fellow
Maritime Law Association of the U.S.
Texas Association of Defense Counsel
Defense Research Institute