John practices in the fields of commercial litigation and election law. He represents a variety of corporate clients, as well as trade associations, nonprofit organizations, political party committees, state and federal PACs, and candidate committees. As such, he is active in federal courts, state courts and in administrative forums, including the State Board of Elections and the Federal Election Commission. John’s ethics law practice includes representation of lobbyists, lobbyist principals and grassroots organizations, including for-profit and non-profit entities. John advises his clients on compliance with state ethics and campaign finance laws and regulations and represents clients before the State Ethics Commission. John began his career as antitrust coordinator for the National Association of Attorneys General. In this capacity, he coordinated multidistrict antitrust litigation brought by State Attorneys General and assisted in various appellate court matters. He then served as Assistant Attorney General in the Antitrust Division of the North Carolina Department of Justice.