J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 1983
B.A., University of Texas, 1980

John R. Pearce, III


John Pearce is a Partner in Scheef & Stone’s Corporate & Business Section and his practice encompasses a broad spectrum of corporate, securities, and real estate work for corporate entities, partnerships, and individuals.  

On the corporate side of his practice, John represents large and small client entities in a variety of industries such as technology and apparel. Mr. Pearce’s extensive transactional law experience includes mergers and acquisitions including hi-tech and low manufacturing, distribution entities, service industries, health care entities and other industries.   Mr. Pearce assists companies in the development and marketing of low and high technology products as well as the sale and licensing of developed products. 

Mr. Pearce has 31 years of handling securities matters for his clients and they benefit from his extensive experience in federal and state securities regulation.  He also represents issuers of public and private securities in a number of diverse areas such as development of real estate, manufacturing, and emerging technologies. Mr. Pearce’s securities experience extends to proxy solicitation, handling periodic public reporting and compliance matters for public corporations and partnerships (’34 Act compliance work), as well as drafting private placement memorandums with exemptions under 506(b) and 506(c) of Regulation D of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1933.

Mr. Pearce’s real estate practice includes representation of a diverse group of commercial real estate entities involved in the acquisition and development of land, including the construction and financing of buildings, shopping centers, hotels and warehouse space. He also handles leasing transactions with experience representing landlords and tenants.

Representative Clients

  • National direct selling companies
  • High tech software and low-tech items manufacturer
  • Manufacturing metal decorative items manufacturer
  • High fashion jewelry manufacturer
  • Restaurants and national food companies
  • Distribution companies
  • Franchised businesses
  • Startups

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Texas Bar Association (Business Law Section)
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association (Corporate Counsel Section)

Frisco Office

Ph (214) 472-2100
Fx (214) 472-2150
2600 Network Boulevard
Suite 400
Frisco, Texas 75034