John is a corporate attorney and his primary role is interfacing with clients, knowing their businesses, and keeping them out of legal jams.

Over the past 35 years, John has devoted much of his practice to the mergers and acquisition side of exit planning. John has worked with business owners across every industry nationwide. In addition to working directly with businesses, John has represented several private equity firms and family offices.


  • 1983: J.D., West Virginia University Executive Editor, West Virginia University Law Review
  • 1980: B.S., Wheeling Jesuit University

Professional Affiliations and Honors:

  • Selected by Worth magazine as one of the Top 100 Attorneys in the United States
  • Recognized as an AV® rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell peer review
  • First recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in 2005


  • Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Chris Brodman