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John M. Byrom

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John M. Byrom

  • Bar Memberships
    • State Bar of Texas
    • Amarillo Area Bar Association
    • Amarillo Area Young Lawyers Association
  • J.D. Texas Tech University School of Law, cum laude (2014)
  • M.B.A. Texas Tech University (2014)
  • B.B.A. Texas Christian University, cum laude (2011)

John M. Byrom practices in Brown & Fortunato’s Corporate Group and is based out of the firm’s Dallas office. Prior to joining the Group, John practiced for more than seven years in private practice with a focus on oil and gas title, including drafting drilling, division order, and acquisition title opinions. He has also used his title experience to help a client developing solar energy in the Texas Panhandle.

Today, John advises clients in many industries, including energy, healthcare, and real estate. He represents businesses in complex contract review, mergers, joint ventures, acquisitions, and divestitures. He also handles real property title matters and assists in oil and gas related litigation.

He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and Amarillo Area Bar Association, and currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Amarillo Area Young Lawyers Association. John is active in the Institute for Energy Law, where he was accepted into the fourth IEL Leadership Class. He also currently serves on two IEL young energy professional committees that plan programming and publish The Energy Dispatch.

John graduated cum laude from Texas Christian University with a BBA in Accounting and a minor in Energy Technology and Management. At TCU, John was highly involved with community service organizations. He was honored to receive the Senior Legacy Award, an award given to only eight to twelve graduating seniors at the university who demonstrate active involvement in academic, university, or community agencies and visibly model what it means to be an ethical leader.

John received his JD from Texas Tech University School of Law, cum laude, and also earned his MBA from Texas Tech as part of a dual degree program. During his time in law school, he was a contributing writer for the Texas Bank Lawyer and was a member of the Energy Law Interest Group.

In his free time, John enjoys competing in various sports, listening to live music, and spending time with family and friends.