John focuses on commercial receivables, creditors’ rights and insurance matters. He provides guidance on all aspects of commercial receivables litigation from initial demand letter to settlement. John’s experience extends to state litigation involving actions on account, quantum meruit and breach of contract. He also advises clients on issues arising under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and has assisted with resolving disputes involving suite licensing and sponsorship agreements for professional sports teams.

Before joining Shook, John gained significant legal experience as a judicial law clerk for The Hon. Cheryl M. Long of the District of Columbia Superior Court, where he drafted opinions, orders and findings of fact for criminal, civil, family and appellate cases.

During law school, John worked as a legal intern for Chief Judge Rufus G. King, III of the District of Columbia Superior Court.


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