John focuses on international business law and commercial transactional work. John has reviewed, drafted and negotiated international business agreements and counseled multinational companies on international business transactions.
Prior to joining Frost Brown Todd, John worked for Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation as senior counsel. John was involved in reviewing, drafting and negotiating various agreements including supply contracts, customer support agreements, IP licenses and ownership agreements, etc. John worked closely with the supply chain management and customer support teams to gain invaluable insight into the operations of a Japanese company. Prior to his position with Mitsubishi, John worked as a foreign associate for a Japanese law firm in Tokyo, where he was involved in commercial transactional matters.
John is fluent in Japanese and brings an in-depth understanding of Japanese business customs, practices and culture to the firm.