John Watt defends businesses in multi-million-dollar litigation. His practice includes product liability defense, construction litigation, and toxic torts. John has been the primary attorney for the defense of such litigation from filing the responsive pleading through jury trial. He has taken and defended expert, corporate representative, and fact witness deposition in hundreds of cases across the country.
John’s extensive experience includes arguing before appellate courts for Missouri and Kansas on multiple occasions. He also frequently arbitrates and mediates matters to successful conclusion for his clients. Recently, he prevailed in both a jury and bench trial for construction surety clients.
As an active member of the local bar, John provides pro bono legal services for indigent clients through the Volunteer Attorney Project. He is currently on the Steering Committee for the ALFA Construction Law Practice Group.
John graduated with honors from Boston University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts. He has twice been selected as a Super Lawyer “Rising Star” for Missouri and Kansas in litigation and defense work.