About the Foundation

John Houghtaling

Foundation President Current President and Founding Member of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Foundation

John Houghtaling is managing partner and majority owner of Gauthier, Houghtaling LLP, a law firm with a 42 year old legacy that paved the way to the $358 billion U.S. tobacco settlement in 1998, and won settlements and verdicts in an additional $4 billion.  

Houghtaling has personally collected hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients in his career, and his business development legal work has been responsible for ongoing infrastructure development of more than $8 billion.  He practices in three main fields: 1) property insurance; 2) catastrophic personal injury; and 3) project developmental strategy and enforcement in the oil, gas and energy sectors.  

He is the only attorney in Louisiana who has ranked as one of CityBusiness Magazine’s top 50 lawyers in New Orleans for five consecutive years, and he was named Louisiana SuperLawyer from 2010 through 2014.

For a more complete professional bio, please see: https://gmhatlaw.com/john-w-houghtaling

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