John Pinckney

SERVICE AREAS

Commercial Litigation
Professional Liability
White Collar Crime

EDUCATION

  • American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 1971
  • University of Texas, B.A., 1963
  1. NROTC
  2. Baseball letterman

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Texas
  • District of Columbia

 

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern, Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

 

SUPPORT STAFF

Emma Martinez
Legal Administrative Assistant
T: 210.250.6026
E: emma.martinez@strasburger.com

John M. Pinckney, III

Of Counsel

2301 Broadway Street
San Antonio, TX 78215
T: 210.250.6002
F: 210.258.2708
E: john.pinckney@strasburger.com

    
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Since 1977, John M. Pinckney has represented corporations and individuals in business and commercial litigation matters in both state and federal courts in San Antonio and South Texas. He also has extensive experience in representing corporations and individuals being investigated by federal and state authorities in various areas of business crimes. His background and experience as a former federal prosecutor often enables him to convince the authorities that the matter does not merit prosecution. If, however, an indictment is returned, the client will have the most capable and experienced representation.

Prior to his private practice, John served as an assistant U.S. attorney from 1973-1977 and as first assistant U.S. attorney from 1975 to 1977 for the Western District of Texas. John served as an infantry officer in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1963 to 1967. From 1967 through 1972, he served in various positions in the federal government in Washington, D.C., including the Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President.

John is Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law and Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has tried more than 150 jury cases to verdict.

  • State Bar of Texas
  1. 10-A Grievance Committee, former Chairman

 

  • Named among Best Lawyers in America – Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: Non White Collar by Best Lawyers (2008-2018)
  • Named a Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters (2003-2017)
  • Named among the Best Lawyers – Criminal Defense and Criminal Defense: White Collar by San Antonio Scene Magazine (2012, 2014-2015, 2017)
  • Named among the Top 30 Criminal Defense Lawyers by San Antonio Scene Magazine (2014)

Since 1977, John M. Pinckney has represented corporations and individuals in business and commercial litigation matters in both state and federal courts in San Antonio and South Texas. He also has extensive experience in representing corporations and individuals being investigated by federal and state authorities in various areas of business crimes. His background and experience as a former federal prosecutor often enables him to convince the authorities that the matter does not merit prosecution. If, however, an indictment is returned, the client will have the most capable and experienced representation.

Prior to his private practice, John served as an assistant U.S. attorney from 1973-1977 and as first assistant U.S. attorney from 1975 to 1977 for the Western District of Texas. John served as an infantry officer in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1963 to 1967. From 1967 through 1972, he served in various positions in the federal government in Washington, D.C., including the Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President.

John is Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law and Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has tried more than 150 jury cases to verdict.

ORGANIZATIONS

  • State Bar of Texas
  1. 10-A Grievance Committee, former Chairman

 

HONORS

  • Named among Best Lawyers in America – Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: Non White Collar by Best Lawyers (2008-2018)
  • Named a Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters (2003-2017)
  • Named among the Best Lawyers – Criminal Defense and Criminal Defense: White Collar by San Antonio Scene Magazine (2012, 2014-2015, 2017)
  • Named among the Top 30 Criminal Defense Lawyers by San Antonio Scene Magazine (2014)
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