|Contact Info||Telephone: 202 263 3304|
Fax: 202 263 5219
|University ||University of Virginia, B.A., 2005|
|Law School||Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2010|
|Admitted||2013, District of Columbia; 2011, New York|
John Benton is an associate in the Washington DC office of Mayer Brown's Banking & Finance practice. John’s practice is focused on structured finance, derivatives, and insurance regulatory issues and transactions. His clients include financial institutions, industry trade groups, and derivatives end-users.
John has represented clients in a variety of equipment securitization, receivables financing, and residential mortgage repurchase agreement transactions. Additionally, he has experience representing various transaction parties in litigation and workouts related to RMBS transactions.
In addition to his work in the Banking & Finance practice, John has represented Iraqi nationals wishing to immigrate to the United States through the List Project to Resettle Iraqi Allies and is a National Security Crisis Law fellow at the Georgetown University Law School where he develops and participates in fully interactive national security crisis simulations for law students from across the country.
John joined Mayer Brown in 2011.
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