John represents leading financial services and insurance institutions in high-stakes cases involving a wide variety of coverage lines, including personal lines, life, and disability. His practice focuses primarily on the bad faith arena. He has litigated cases at the trial and appellate levels throughout the Southeast and across the country.

Prior to joining Maynard, John clerked for the Honorable Emmett R. Cox on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. As a law student, he served as Georgia Law Review’s Editor in Chief.

Before attending law school, John worked as a congressional aide and concentrated on health policy issues.



  • The Best Lawyers in America© for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants (2024)
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for Insurance Law, Litigation - Banking and Finance (2021- 2023)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star" in Insurance Coverage (2017 - 2021)



  • State Bar: Alabama, Georgia


  • Senior Judge, Emmett Ripley Cox
    United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2011-2012
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