John Sutton

John Sutton

Senior Attorney


John’s practice focuses on representing borrowers and lenders in working capital and term-loan financings in both the leveraged and investment-grade markets.

John has substantial experience representing banks, commercial financiers, and investment funds in asset-based lending (ABL) and structured finance transactions involving real estate, aircraft, hospitality, shipping, and other industries.

John has handled a broad range of sophisticated debt transactions, including representing acquirers and capital sources in the structuring of leveraged acquisitions, lenders in debtor-in-possession and post-confirmation financings, and issuers and purchasers of mezzanine or senior subordinated debt.

Education & Admissions

University of Texas School of Law (J.D., 1994)

College of William & Mary (B.S.), Honors in Economics


  • Texas

Industries & Practices

  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring
  • Lending Transactions

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Member, Secured Finance Network
  • Member, Loan Syndications and Trading Association


  • Texas Rising Star, Law & Politics Magazine and Texas Monthly, 2004
John Sutton