John G. Bender - McDermott Will & Emery


John Bender advises clients on corporate, securities and transactional matters. He focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, public company reporting and disclosure compliance, general corporate governance matters and counseling emerging companies throughout all stages of their lifecycles.

While in law school, John served as a law clerk in the Major Frauds and Public Corruption Section at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California. He also was the editor-in-chief of the USC Gould Law for Business Periodical and a senior editor for the Southern California Review of Law and Social Justice. In addition, John served as a teaching assistant for graduate-level courses on mergers and acquisitions and venture capital and emerging companies at USC Gould School of Law.


University of Southern California Gould School of Law, JD, Business Law Certificate with a concentration in Capital Markets and Financial Law, 2022
University of California, Los Angeles, BA, summa cum laude, 2018