Boston University School of Law,
J.D., magna cum laude, 1999
Editor, Law Review
Edward F. Hennesey Distinguished Scholar
G. Joseph Tauro Scholar
Paul J. Liacos Scholar
Missouri USDC, Eastern District
Missouri USDC, Western District
Illinois USDC, Southern District
US Ct Appeals, 4th Circuit (Covers MD, NC, SC, VA, WV)
US Ct Appeals, 6th Circuit (Covers KY, MI, OH, TN)
US Ct Appeals, 8th Circuit (Covers AR, IA, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD)
Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
American Bar Association
Missouri Bar Association
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Bunzl USA, Inc.
Charter Communications, Inc.
TracFone Wireless, Inc.
Included in "Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers" Rising Stars list, 2010-2013
Thompson Coburn LLP
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
Clerk for Chief Judge Carol E. Jackson, 2002-2003
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Clerk for Chief Judge Boyce F. Martin, 2001-2002
Bryan Cave LLP
John represents companies and individuals in business litigation, class actions, regulatory disputes, and securities and investment litigation across the country.
His experience includes the successful jury trials of patent, contract, and franchise dispute lawsuits, the prosecution of a professional malpractice action arising from a multi-billion dollar corporate acquisition, the prosecution of civil racketeering claims on behalf of a Fortune 500 telecommunications company, and the defense of an assortment of class action lawsuits in both state and federal courts. John has also defended individuals accused of securities fraud by both the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission.