John is a financial services lawyer with broad experience advising SEC registered clients on product development and regulatory compliance. His practice focuses on providing legal counsel to investment companies (both ETFs and mutual funds) and investment advisers. John also advises clients on corporate governance matters involving fund boards and independent trustees. He is experienced in compliance matters and in negotiating complex agreements. Prior to joining Practus, John served as VP and Associate General Counsel at OppenheimerFunds, and Senior Counsel at the Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Investment Management.

Outside his legal work, John enjoys the Colorado outdoors with his family. When not watching his kids’ sports activities, he is up in the mountains hiking, camping and mountain biking.