John Cushing is a corporate lawyer, advising entrepreneurs, family offices, business owners and c-level executives. He is a business counselor, helping clients make significant strategic decisions while also handling more traditional legal matters such as corporate governance, licensing, private equity, securities offerings and contract matters.
John works collaboratively with clients across a variety of industries, including high technology, consumer products, digital and print media, e-commerce and e-solutions, software development and information technology, life sciences, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, professional and financial services and alternative energy industries.
With 10 years of experience in finance and business operations, John has a unique understanding of how to help clients meet their business and financial objectives. As a result, he is often called upon as a business strategist, helping with business planning, entity selection and formation, private equity and venture capital financing, joint ventures and strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, private placements and public offerings of debt and equity securities, technology licensing, SEC compliance, corporate governance, recapitalizations, executive compensation and general corporate matters.
Prior to entering into private practice, John was the Divisional Controller of The Timberland Company's Dominican Republic manufacturing group and Corporate Cost and Budget Manager. He is a graduate of the Lockheed-Sanders, Inc. Financial Management Program.
- Meritas - U.S. Leadership Committee
- Meritas - Member Engagement Committee
- Executive Committee Co-Chair, St. John's Preparatory School Alumni Association
- Officer, New England Chapter, Fordham Law Alumni Association
- Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 1999)
- Boston University (M.B.A., 1993)
- St. Anselm College (B.A., 1989)