John is a corporate and commercial contracts lawyer who advises companies and investors at all stages, from initial structuring to exit. He is experienced in a range of domestic and international transactions, including financings, acquisitions, commercial agreements, strategic alliances, employment matters, and general corporate advisory.
John’s clients include companies in the software (including SaaS), technology, entertainment, health and wellness, energy, clean energy, manufacturing, consumer products, and services industries.
John often represents the “smaller” company in transactions opposite the larger corporation or private equity firm. However, his clients are myriad, including several publicly-traded Latin America-based corporations and foreign law firms, which he advises on U.S. legal matters, and high-net-worth individuals and families, which he advises on personal investments. He is licensed to practice law in Washington and Texas.
John is based on Bainbridge Island, Washington, but frequently travels to Austin, Texas to visit clients. John is fluent in Spanish and serves clients worldwide.
Before starting his own firm in 2015, John was a corporate partner and co-chair of the international practice group at a 200-lawyer firm in Austin, Texas.