John Thomas Oldham
- South Texas College of Law, J.D. 2010
- University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 2006
- PRIOR EXPERIENCE
- Christian, Smith & Jewell, LLP, 2010 - 2012
- Faubus & Scarborough LLP, 2012 - 2014
- Rockspring Capital, 2014 - 2015
- Smith Material Solutions LLC, 2015
- BAR ADMISSIONS
- State of Texas, Admitted 2010
- All Federal District Courts of Texas
- U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
- Houston Bar Association: Speakers Bureau Committee and Special Olympics Committee
- Houston Young Lawyers Association
- American Bar Association
- World Affairs Council of Greater Houston
- Silver Spurs Alumni Association
- AWARDS AND HONORS
- Appointed to President’s Advisory Council for Special Olympics Texas, 2016
- Selected by Center for Houston’s Future for 2015 Business Leadership Forum
John Thomas (JT) Oldham is a trial lawyer whose practice focuses primarily on commercial litigation, corporate advisory, and bankruptcy matters. JT’s experience includes representing individuals and corporations in a variety of settings, in the courtroom, arbitration, and in the day-to-day operations of their business. JT’s litigation experience involves both prosecuting and defending clients in various state and federal matters, including breach of contract actions, business torts, breach of fiduciary duties, securities fraud, Qui Tam actions, lender liability and collection cases. JT’s experience as in-house counsel involves advising clients on the day-to-day operations of their business including risk mitigation, regulatory compliance, due diligence on asset acquisitions, and contract negotiations.
Prior to joining Okin Adams, JT was the Vice President and Corporate Counsel for a private equity real estate investment group, as well as, General Counsel for a specialty steel distribution company. In private practice, JT was an Associate at two boutique commercial litigation firms here in Houston.
Outside of practicing law, JT is an Ironman Triathlete who enjoys spending time with his wife and son, and volunteering with Special Olympics Texas.