John is originally from Charlotte, North Carolina. After graduating from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 2001, John obtained a Masters of Banking and Finance (2002) and his Juris Doctorate (2005) from the University of Alabama.
Upon graduation, John began work in Mobile, Alabama with a large Mobile firm handling general litigation and oil, gas & mineral issues. In 2007, John began work with a Birmingham firm specializing in business and other litigation. John's practice eventually grew to include not only business litigation, but also general business advice and counsel and business transactions.
John has been recognized by Super Lawyers publication as a Rising Star in 2013, and in the area of Business Litigation in each year since 2013 (2014-17), and by Best Lawyers in the area of Real Property Litigation.
John is a member of the Alabama (2005), Florida (2006) and Mississippi (2006) Bar Associations, and regularly handles matters across the State of Alabama and in the Florida panhandle.