John Spalding


John Spalding is an associate in the Houston office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Medical Malpractice and National Trial Practices. In his twenty-five plus years of practicing law, John has tried over fifty cases to successful jury verdicts. He also has diverse litigation experience handling various cases including personal injury, commercial, product liability, employment, and construction defects.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Healthcare
  • Medical Malpractice
  • General Liability
  • National Trial Practice

Additional Experience



USDC Southern District of Texas

USDC Northern District of Texas

USDC Eastern District of Texas

USDC Western District of Texas

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


  • The American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Houston Bar Association


Baylor School of Law

Juris Doctor, 1986

Baylor University

Bachelor of Arts, Business, 1983

Published Opinions

  • Petroleo Brasileiro, S. A. v. Atwood Turnkey Drilling, Inc. et al, 110 S. Ct. 1124 (19--). 875 F. 2d 1174.
  • Bado Equipment Company, Inc. v. Bethlehem Steel Corp. 814 S. W. 2d 464 Tex. App. (Hou. 14th)

Pro Bono & Philanthropy

  • Habitat for Humanity
  • March of Dimes
  • Houston Ballet