John Neuman is an associate attorney at Kennedy Hodges. He was born in Houston, Texas and raised in the small town of Beasley. He attended high school in Rosenberg.
John attended the University of Texas and majored in history. Following his college graduation he enlisted in the Marine Corps as an infantryman. During his time with the Marines, John deployed to Iraq several times where he received multiple citations, including the combat action ribbon and the Purple Heart medal. He also participated in humanitarian relief efforts following the 2004 tsunami in the Philippines and Sri Lanka.
After leaving the Marine Corps, John attended law school at the University of Houston Law Center. While in law school, he honed his legal research skills as an articles editor on the Houston Business and Tax Law Journal. While in law school, John worked with several public interest organizations to provide free legal services to individuals throughout Houston. He graduated with honors (magna cum laude) in the top ten percent of his class.
John began work at Kennedy Hodges, LLP as a law clerk during his last year of law school and accepted an associate position here after he passed the Texas bar. John’s practice primarily focuses on fighting for unpaid overtime and minimum wage for employees around the country. He is also active in the firm’s personal injury section.
John has represented employees across many industries, including healthcare providers, restaurant workers, oil field technicians, and loan officers.
Areas of Practice
- Class and Collective Actions
- Wage and Hour
- Medical Malpractice
- Pharmacy Malpractice
- Product Liability
- WARN Act
- Civil Rights
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
- University of Houston Law Center
- Top 10% of Graduating Class
- Honors Graduate
- Order of the Coif
- Editor, Houston Business and Tax Law Journal
- University of Texas
- BA in History
Professional Associations and Memberships
- The State Bar of Texas