John practices business litigation and has extensive trial and appellate experience in courts throughout the country. He assists liability insurers with complex claims and coverage matters. He also represents insurers in coverage and bad faith litigation in state and federal courts. Many of his engagements have concerned financial institutions, particularly banks, investment advisers, mutual funds, venture capital, private equity and hedge funds, and insurance and securities brokers. These cases have involved claims under ERISA, the Investment Company and Investment Advisers Acts of 1940, federal and state securities laws and state law on negligence and breach of fiduciary duty.
In addition, John represents property and casualty insurers with respect to large exposure, complex claims. These have involved the successful resolution of allocation, aggregation and equitable contribution issues.
John has been named a "New England Super Lawyer" and a "Massachusetts Super Lawyer" by Law & Politics magazine in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2012. John has also achieved an AV Preeminent peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell, in which John’s peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence.