John Adkins is a business lawyer who practices primarily in the areas of finance, real estate, corporate, and general business transactions.
John works with public and private companies and individuals on matters involving corporate and securities, real estate, insurance, and administrative law. The businesses he represents are in industries such as banking, real estate, construction materials, energy, technology, and food products. He often works with entrepreneurs and established businesses in mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions, contracts, and corporate governance.
John previously has served as senior vice president/general counsel of a Houston-based bank, a senior officer of a public company providing diversified financial services throughout the United States, and in private practice in Texas. While in law school, he was the managing editor of the Texas Law Review.
John is a long-time volunteer with the University of Texas at Austin alumni association, including service as the national President in 2005–2006. He currently is a member of the UT Development Board as well as several UT advisory boards, including the Plan II Honors Program, the Stephen Hicks School of Social Work, and the School of Undergraduate Studies. John also was appointed by Texas Governor Bill Clements to serve as Chairman of a state agency, the Texas Hospital Equipment Financing Agency.