John L. Filippone counsels on mergers and acquisitions, hostile takeovers, proxy contests, public offerings and private placements, private equity and venture capital, going private transactions, special committee advice, and general corporate and securities law matters.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, John was a partner at another international law firm, where he was co-chair of the southern California regional hiring committee and a member of the firm’s compensation committee.
John is co-leader of the firm’s Los Angeles corporate and business transactions practice.
Lawyer of the Year, Corporate Governance Law, Los Angeles, The Best Lawyers in America (2022)
Recognized, Corporate Governance Law and Compliance Law, Los Angeles, The Best Lawyers in America (2016–2023)
Recommended, M&A/corporate and commercial: Private equity buyouts, The Legal 500 US (2017, 2018)
Recognized, Super Lawyers (Southern California) (2009–2013)
The Men’s Guild of the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
The California Club