For more than 26 years, John has represented clients in complex commercial litigation matters before Delaware's courts.  John works closely with clients and co-counsel to find practical, business oriented solutions to difficult cases.  When resolution short of trial is not possible, John carefully manages litigation costs and brings refined skills to the courtroom in order to achieve the best possible results for clients.

Well respected by his fellow partners, John serves as General Counsel to Young Conaway.  He has developed a deep knowledge of the legal and ethical issues facing law firms today.  John shares this experience with other firms and corporate clients facing tough legal and ethical issues.


  • Wake Forest School of Law  (J.D., magna cum laude)
  • University of New York at Binghamton  (B.A.)

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware
  • New York
  • District of Columbia

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the State of Delaware
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit


  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation - Bankruptcy, 2017, 2019

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Delaware State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Bar Association for the Third Federal Circuit
  • Delaware Superior Court Mediation Panel, Member
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware Mediation Panel, Member