John’s career with the Firm spans well over 35 years. He is a Shareholder who focuses on Financial Services & Corporate Governance Litigation, as well as Fiduciary Litigation. John has long been active in leadership in the legal community and in the law firm, having chaired several litigation practice groups and served for many years on the Firm’s Executive Committee.
John has broad experience handling complex civil litigation, including securities class actions and shareholder derivative actions, individual securities arbitrations, individual and class-wide insurance and annuity cases, and a variety of other types of cases. Those cases have involved allegations of fraud, misappropriation, unfair sales or business practices, and lender liability, as well as complex contractual disputes, appraisal claims, business ownership disputes, and business interference claims. He has defended actions in state and federal courts and before arbitration panels across Alabama, the Southeast, and in many other states across the country, including New York, California, and Delaware. John also has substantial experience in defending regulatory matters and managing investigations.