John C Kirkland
Palisades Village Center
881 Alma Real Drive
Suite 305
Los Angeles, CA 90272-3731

Direct 310.935.3900
Cell 310.463.4707

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Managing Director

John has handled several hundred billion dollars in public offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities for clients such as Goldman Sachs, GE Capital, and Bank of America. As a practicing securities attorney for over 20 years, he was known for developing unique and innovative public company financing structures.

John was most recently partner in charge of the securities group at Luce Forward, was previously partner in charge of the securities practice at the Los Angeles office of Greenberg Traurig, and began his legal career at Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft.

John is the author of “Practical Approaches to Securities Compliance Issues”, SEC Compliance Best Practices (Thomson Reuters 2010 ed.), and various articles on securities topics. He has been repeatedly listed in Who’s Who in American Law and Southern California Super Lawyers, and quoted in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, CNN, Los Angeles Times and New York Times.

John received his BA in Biology-Psychology from Columbia University, and his JD from UCLA School of Law.