John’s practice focuses on appellate litigation, commercial litigation, and insurance defense. John regularly represents businesses and constitutional officers. John joined ThompsonMcMullan after clerking with the Honorable Chief Justice Cynthia D. Kinser at the Supreme Court of Virginia, where he routinely reviewed petitions for appeal, researched issues for appellate review, and assisted in drafting and editing opinions.
John is an alumnus of Christendom College, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. He then attended the University of Richmond School of Law, where he was the Allen Chair Editor for the University of Richmond Law Review, and a board member of the Client Counseling and Negotiation board.
John and his wife live in Richmond with their four children. He enjoys cycling, reading, fishing, and spending time with his family.
- J.D., University of Richmond School of Law, cum laude, 2009
- B.A., Christendom College, magna cum laude, 2006
On May 19, 2016
Last December, I previewed the case of Luttrell v. Cucco, which had, at that time, just been taken up by the Supreme Court of Virginia. The Court recently issued . . .
SCOVA Watch: Does Virginia’s spousal support termination statute encompass cohabitation of same-sex couples?
On December 7, 2015
[Note: SCOVA Watch will be a recurring series of posts highlighting select petitions for appeal granted by the Supreme Court of Virginia that may interest practitioners]
On November 10, 2015 . . .
On April 28, 2015
In 2008, Congress enacted the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA), which expanded the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1991 (“ADA”). Congress passed the ADAAA with the express intent of . . .
- Virginia Business Magazine’s “Legal Elite”, Appellate Law category, 2015 – 2016