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John H. “Jack” Stibbs, Jr

Managing Shareholder

Jack has been practicing law for over 40 years. He is dedicated to his profession and finding business solutions for his clients. He is a fierce advocate, an accomplished attorney, and manages one of the top business law firms in the greater Houston area. His interests outside of the workplace define the man behind this successful law firm. He is passionate about fly fishing and hiking, appreciates poetry and fine wine and adores his family. Jack is an encouraging and supportive leader and enjoys spending time with his team members outside of conference rooms and meetings. He is committed to the community he proudly serves and the causes he believes in such as raising awareness and finding a cure for Pulmonary Hypertension (PH)

Areas of Legal Practice:


  • 2014 Top Lawyers of Houston – H Texas Magazine
  • Voted “Best Attorney – The Woodlands” 2013, Readers Choice, Living Magazine
  • Who’s Who in Energy, 2011, Houston Business Journal, Dallas Business Journal and Denver Business Journal
  • Service of Excellence Award – Youth, 2010, Interfaith of The Woodlands
  • “Five Star Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Managers (SM) Award” for business planning, 2009, 2011 and 2012, 2013 Texas Monthly Magazine
  • “Super Lawyer”, 2003 and 2004 Energy Law, Law and Politics Magazine
  • Small Business of the Year, Business and Industry Council, 1996, Lone Star College System, Small Business Advisory Council
  • Pathfinders Award – Pulmonary Hypertension Association 2014
  • Good Scout Award – Tall Timbers District, Boy Scouts of America, 2017


Corporate Practice

Jack Stibbs practices business law, covering a wide variety of both domestic and international corporate and energy law related matters. With almost 40 years of experience as an international negotiator, commercial litigator, in-house counsel, mediator and arbitrator, and law firm business owner, Jack’s breadth of knowledge is a highly valued asset for his clients.

Client Services Include

  • General Business Representation for a host of domestic and international companies, including the review, negotiation and documentation of all types of domestic and international commercial business agreements, including master service agreements, engineering and procurement contracts, joint venture agreements, manufacturing agreements, contractor and subcontractor agreements, construction agreements, sales agreements, distributor agreements, indemnity agreements, software licenses and commercial leases.
  • Business Organizations: Corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and limited partnerships and other business organizations: advises on a variety of matters including formation, governance, shareholders’ and members’ agreements, partnership and limited partnership agreements, stock/asset purchase agreements, acquisitions, transfer of interests, buy-sell agreements, franchise agreements, commercial real estate matters, confidentiality agreements, employment agreements, discretionary bonus plans, stock option plans, policy review and employee issues.
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Litigation of commercial disputes


2003 – Present Stibbs & Co., P.C. – Managing Shareholder
2001 – 2003 Winstead Sechrest & Minick P.C. – Equity Shareholder
1985 – 2001 Stibbs & Burbach, P.C. – Founder and Managing Partner
1981 – 1985 Skytop Brewster Co. (division of Consolidated Gold Fields, P.L.C.) – Vice-President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
1978 – 1981 J. Ray McDermott, Inc. – In-House Counsel
1976 – 1978 Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre – Maritime Attorney


State Bar of Texas State Bar of Louisiana U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit U.S. Supreme Court College of the State Bar of Texas (2001)


J.D., Tulane University, School of Law, 1976 B.A., University of the South, 1973

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

Montgomery County Bar Association The Woodlands Bar Association Panel of Arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association (1985-2005) Certified Mediator – University of Texas Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution

Community and Civic Involvement

Economic Development Partnership of Montgomery County (Board Member, 2008-2009; Executive Committee Vice Chairman, 2003) San Jacinto River Authority (Board of Directors, 2004-2011) Pulmonary Hypertension Association (Chairman, 2004-2006) Association for Corporate Growth (Founder Local Committee, 2002) Amegy Bank (Advisory Board Member, 1999-2005) South Montgomery County YMCA (Board, 1997) The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce (Chairman, 1995-1996) The Woodlands Rotary Club (Director, 1990-1995) K-Life of The Woodlands Christian Youth Ministry (Board, 2009)


International Quarterly, January 2003 “Key Issues in Turnkey Engineering and Procurement Contracts Utilized in International Electric Power Projects” South Texas Law Review, Summer 2003 “The Importance of Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Contracts in Electric Power Projects” Texas Transnational Law, December 2003 “Key Issues in Turnkey Engineering and Procurement Contracts Utilized in International Electric Power Projects”