John focuses his practice on the defense of pharmaceutical companies in product liability litigation.

Before joining Shook, John worked with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Illinois as a special assistant U.S. attorney in the Fraud and Corruption Section. In this position, he managed numerous criminal prosecutions and argued before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. While pursuing his L.L.M. in national security law, John served as a law intern in the Criminal Division, Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice.


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