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John D. Penn


Current Position

Perkins Coie LLP
500 N. Akard
Suite 3300
Dallas, TX 75201

Tel: 214-965-7734
Fax: 214-965-7784

Class: XVIII (2007)Circuit: Fifth


Baylor University, B.B.A. (1981)
Baylor University School of Law, J.D. (1982)

Professional Career

Partner, Perkins Coie LLP (2013-)
Partner (1991-13); Associate (1986-91), Haynes and Boone, LLP
Associate, Saunders, Brian, Thomas & Smith (1982-86)


American Bankruptcy Institute: Chair (2007-08); Immediate Past President (2006-07); President (2005-06); President-Elect (2004-05); Vice President-Publications (2001-04); Executive Committee (2001-08)
American Board of Certification: Chair (2003-04); President (2002-03); Executive Committee (1999-04); Board of Directors (1997-04)
American Bankruptcy Institute Task Force for Veterans and Servicemembers Affairs, Co-Chair
Longhorn Council Boy Scouts of America, Executive Board (2004-2017)
Tarrant County Chapter of March of Dimes, Board of Directors (1995-2004)


Numerous articles in American Bankruptcy Journal Author, Contributing Editor
American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review Co-author
Norton's Bankruptcy Law Advisor Contributor
Clark, Boardman Callaghan's Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law Contributor
various articles, Bankruptcy Court Decisions Author