A pragmatic, results-oriented litigator, John Sigety protects clients’ interests in intellectual property cases, complex business disputes, construction defects, personal injury, and product liability claims. Clients rely on his sound counsel, collaborative skills, and extensive industry knowledge when facing legal challenges. Always a creative and dedicated advocate, he convincingly translates complex concepts to juries and aggressively negotiates to achieve favorable settlements with opposing counsel.
John particularly enjoys making deals and finding solutions to complex issues for companies and businesses, as well as arguing in court on behalf of his clients. In the intellectual property arena, he finds it gratifying to help protect the rights of creative and innovative people and organizations. John diligently stays on top of the fast-moving developments in the forward-thinking, cutting-edge IP world.
To resolve disputes as quickly and cost-effectively as possible, John makes sure he always shoulders the litigation burden for clients, keeping them updated and on track. He is careful to present them with clear options and ask them for decisions in a palatable way. With a burgeoning interest in sports law, John has written on the subject for legal publications.
Following his admission to the Texas bar, John served as a judicial intern in the 68th Civil District Court in Dallas, where he gained valuable insight into the workings of trials and practice before the District Court. Subsequently, John went on to gain considerable experience representing construction companies, property managers, business owners, municipalities, and other insured clients in civil defense matters. He has also advised healthcare professionals in medical malpractice lawsuits and medical board investigations. This range of experience enhances his ability to serve clients.
Away from the Office
John channels his interest in sports into positive community service. He is the director of the Volley for Jenna Volleyball Tournament, which raises money to fund scholarships to honor the memory of his sister, who was a high school volleyball player. He also serves on the executive committee of The Frisco Bowl college football game and participates in golf tournaments that support local charities. In addition, John stays active in his church.
- The Cost of Fair Play: An Examination of How Salary Cap Proposals Have Affected Past Collective Bargaining Agreements and Will Affect the Coming NBA Collective Bargaining Negotiations, Willamette Sports Law Journal, 9, Issue 1, Fall 2011
- An Examination of Demand-Side Management in the U.S. Since the Energy Crises of the 1970s, Appalachian Natural Resources Law Journal, 7 Issue 1
- Director, Volley for Jenna Volleyball Tournament