John W.
Bonds, Jr.
Of Counsel


John Bonds serves companies facing trial and arbitration in complex business and governmental cases. With a practice that is national in scope, his trial and appellate experience allows him to counsel clients engaged in disputes in state and federal courts across Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Wyoming and in the U.S. Tax Court. His clients represent industries such as insurance and reinsurance in matters of tax, eminent domain and public finance. For instance, John successfully achieved a $100 million-plus decision on behalf of a major corporate client in the U.S. Tax Court.

Before attending law school, John was a pilot and aircraft commander in the United States Air Force, serving at various locations in the United States and Southeast Asia.

Professional Activities

Member, Litigation Section, American Bar Association

  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, Editor-in-Chief, Vanderbilt Law Review, Order of the Coif
  • B.A., U.S. Air Force Academy
Bar Admissions
  • Georgia

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Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is an international law firm helping the Fortune 100, industry leaders, sector innovators and business entrepreneurs solve their biggest challenges and reach their business goals. Dedicated to unfaltering excellence in client service, we are known for our business savvy and industry intelligence, providing creative and custom solutions for each of our clients. Industry and business experience makes the difference for our clients.

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