John has been providing business, legal, regulatory, and strategic advice to clients for over twenty years. His areas of expertise include securities offerings, corporate counsel, and regulatory compliance and he counsels clients on a variety of matters, including asset/investment management, financial services, ETFs, mutual funds, closed end funds, hedge funds, private equity, real estate, renewable energy, technology (including fintech), employment, and healthcare. Prior to joining Practus, John served as General Counsel, Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, Secretary, and an executive officer to New York-based public and private companies, funds, investment advisers, broker/dealers, and REITs. He has assisted and advised in over $2 billion in transactions, including public and private offerings, mergers, acquisitions, and reorganizations.
Outside of work, John enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife and two sons, community service, traveling, reading, and running. John volunteers as a child advocate for abused children and has visited over 25 countries, led over a dozen backpacking trips across the U.S., and run ten marathons. Obviously, sitting is not in John’s vocabulary.