About John

John founded Cutting Edge Counsel in 2001, providing general legal counsel to start-up and mid-level companies, exchanges and broker-dealers. John has been involved in a wide range of legal and financial services throughout his career. After practicing law in Chicago, he began his capital markets path as an Assistant Specialist at the Pacific Stock Exchange in 1983, and later joined the exchange as an enforcement and regulatory attorney. He became their General Counsel and Secretary fro... Read more

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance
Business and Corporate
Intellectual Property
International Investment
Non-Profit and Social Enterprise




John Marshall Law School

LawGraduated in 1979

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

UndergraduateGraduated in 1976

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Oakland, California

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