SENIOR LITIGATION ATTORNEY – HOUSTON OFFICE

john-diesJohn Dies is an experienced trial attorney and a former partner from a well-respected litigation firm based in Houston, TX. He has represented hundreds of clients and tried cases to verdict throughout the United States.

John specializes in rehabilitating audits where a taxpayer or other service provider requires help after the IRS or taxing authority has announced the intent to issue a total disallowance or negative result. He has extensive experience in several specific areas of tax, including audit and credit defense, captive insurance compliance, controversy services, domestic and international tax planning and tax exempt services.

EDUCATION

  • B.A., University of Houston
  • J.D., South Texas College of Law

NOTABLE INSURANCE LITIGATION

  • Environmental Procedures Inc. v. Lexington Insurance Company (Feb 2009)
  • Aspen Specialty Insurance Company v. Muniz Engineering (May 2007)
  • Westport Insurance Company v. Rutherford (April 2007)
  • Scottsdale Insurance Company et al v. Test Masters Educational Services (Aug 2006)
  • Westport Insurance Company v. Catlin (Aug 2006)
  • General Star National Insurance Company et al v. SHF Enterprises Inc. (Jul 2005)

PUBLICATIONS

  • Dies, J.; Miller, S. (2015 Jan 28) Important Updates for Captive Insurance Companies and Practitioners
  • Dies, J. (2008 Oct 3) A View From the Courtroom – A Presentation on the Law and Legal Considerations Faced by Insurance Agents and Risk Managers
  • Dies, J. (2008 Jun 3) Problems Facing Insurance Professionals
  • Dies, J. (2007 Sept 14) A Bear Behind Every Tree – Practical Defense for Insurance Disputes

MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS

  • Licensed in several federal jurisdictions, United States Tax Court, United States Federal Court of
  • Claims and in all Texas Courts

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Phone: 713.350.3529
Fax:713.350.3607
Email: JDies@zffjlaw.com