John focuses his practice on assisting public and privately held companies as well as private equity funds in mergers, acquisitions and other strategic transactions.


John’s practice covers a wide variety of industries including energy, medical devices, life sciences and manufacturing. He also regularly advises clients on entity formation and a variety of general corporate and business issues.


John has valuable experience representing both buyers and sellers in merger and acquisition transactions, including negotiation and drafting of merger, asset purchase and membership interest purchase agreements, negotiating and drafting ancillary agreements and managing due diligence review.

He has represented investors and companies in equity and debt finance transactions, including drafting private placement memoranda, stockholder agreements, buy-sell agreements, warrants and other related documents.

John also represents parties to joint ventures, including negotiation and drafting of LLC, LP agreements and related agreements.

He advises publicly traded companies regarding reporting requirements including proxy statements, 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks and other filings.

John also drafts and negotiates licenses, distribution, services and other commercial agreements.

News & Insights


Co-author, "M&A in 2017: Starting to Cool Off?" CFO Magazine, November 2016

Co-author, "Is it time to Pull the M&A Trigger?" CFO Magazine, February 2016

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

Phoenix One Foundation, Former Board of Directors, 2014-2015

Capitol School, Former Volunteer, 2014-2015

Arizona Science Center, Former Pro Bono Counsel, 2014-2015


  • Minnesota, 2018
  • Arizona, 2015
  • Texas, 2014


University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2013

  • Michigan Business & Entrepreneurial Law Review, Contributing Editor

Florida State University, B.S., 2010

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