John is a complex civil litigator with a practice focusing on high-stakes business, intellectual property, media, privacy, securities, and labor litigation, in federal and state courts throughout the United States. He is a skilled, first-chair trial lawyer who handles all aspects of complex civil litigation, from pre-suit investigation through trial and appeal, while at the same time focusing on achieving early resolution of actions through dispositive motion practice and mediation. John has extensive experience prosecuting and defending actions under the federal securities laws, civil RICO, the Lanham Act, and the FLSA, matters involving business torts, trade secret misappropriation, defamation, invasion of privacy, fraud, breach of contract, and corporate and partnership dissolution, and advising corporations and individuals who are the subject of regulatory inquiries and investigations. John likewise has significant experience advising corporations and individuals in business negotiations, including mergers and business divorce, primarily in the media and technology arenas.
John was formerly associated with Orans, Elsen, Lupert & Brown, LLP and Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and Bucknell University, where he was an Academic All-American lacrosse player, and the Patriot League Player of the Year.
Bar & Court Admissions
- New York
- U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
- J.D., University of Pennsylvania
- B.A., Bucknell University