John specializes in white collar defense, securities and other regulatory enforcement matters and commercial disputes. His background includes twelve years as a senior enforcement attorney with the Securities and Exchange Commission where he acquired extensive experience with a broad range of white collar civil and criminal matters.
While at the SEC, John managed numerous complex investigations and national-priority cases in the areas of accounting fraud, insider trading, micro cap fraud, FCPA, broker-dealer and investment adviser matters, among other issues. His white collar practice also regularly included assisting and coordinating inter-agency investigations with numerous state, federal, and foreign civil and criminal authorities. John has additional experience counseling publicly-traded companies on topics such as corporate governance, audit risks, and SEC filing practices.
John is admitted to practice law in Washington, D.C. He earned his undergraduate degree at Brown University and his law degree at the University of Kansas School of Law. He served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Monti L. Belot, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, then worked with two AmLaw 250 firms. He is proficient in French.