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John’s practice focuses on commercial litigation and arbitration, insolvencies and work-outs and a broad range of corporate and commercial work ranging from stock and asset acquisitions and sales to company filings and commercial contracts.
John advises and represents lenders, vessel owners, insurers, trading houses and industrial companies. He has extensive experience in asset enforcement and foreclosures actions, including pre-judgment attachments under federal maritime and state laws and foreclosure actions under the UCC. John also has extensive experience defending and prosecuting complex fraud, corporate malfeasance and alter ego actions.
John joined Watson Farley & Williams in 1994 after working in Philadelphia at a maritime litigation and insurance coverage firm. He attended Tulane University Law School where he was awarded the Order of the Coif and Admiralty Law Award. John received his undergraduate degree from SUNY Maritime, Ft. Schuyler, and worked as a licensed merchant officer before becoming an attorney.