A combination of financial, accounting and corporate experience gives John a valued perspective in addressing the practical business and legal requirements of his clients. In short, he is effective in helping companies and executives grow or expand their core business or affiliated concepts.
Specifically, he advises franchise and distribution systems on all types of issues, including system structure, disclosure requirements, regulatory compliance and franchisor-franchisee and manufacturer-distributor relationships.
John also has significant experience structuring, negotiating and managing corporate transactions – including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures – for public and private companies in various industries.
John is a licensed certified public accountant and was a tax manager for Arthur Andersen and a senior member of the in-house legal team at Aquila Inc. before joining Husch Blackwell.