John's practice focuses on the representation of mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), closed-end funds and business development companies (BDCs) and their independent board members. He advises clients on a range of matters, including the formation, operation, merger and liquidation of mutual funds, closed-end funds, ETFs, and BDCs. John has extensive experience working on transactions involving registered funds, such as adviser acquisitions, fund adoptions and product launches. 

Bar & Court Admissions

  • New York
  • District of Columbia


  • J.D., The George Washington University Law School
  • B.A., cum laude, Williams College

Awards & Honors

  • The Legal 500 U.S. (2012-2013, 2016, 2018-2022)

Seminars & Presentations



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