John has emphasized his securities law practice since 1974. It has developed into an international business law practice. After 2001, John has increased his focus on represented defrauded investors and has successfully helped many to recover at least part of the money taken.
He has continued to increase his knowledge through experience and education. He has multiple post graduate degrees from both U.S. and European schools including two master of laws degrees. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Controls Specialist. John graduated from the University of Washington business school with an emphasis on accounting and finance in 1971. He has owned a broker-dealer and obtained the necessary licenses from the NASD. He has been a securities lawyer since 1974.
John’s security law experience includes filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, defense of SEC and state enforcement actions, plaintiff and defense litigation in complex cases, and building companies for entrepreneurs. He became a Certified Fraud Examiner to add forensic accounting skills which are useful in FINRA and other financial fraud cases.
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