John is active before the Nevada legislature, lobbying in support of issues on behalf of firm clients.
He serves as a Director of Western Alliance Bancorp. He previously served on the Board of Directors for Bank of America Nevada (Valley Bank of Nevada) and as Chairman of First Independent Bank of Nevada. He is a Trustee of the William F. Harrah Trust and is also a Director on the Board of the Andrus Center For Public Policy.
John spends his Saturdays cheering on the Stanford Cardinals. He was a four-year member of the Stanford University football team, where he received numerous awards and recognition. In addition to being named by United Press International to its All American Football Team, he was named to the Stanford University All Century Football Team and was inducted in 2004 into the Stanford University Athletic Hall of Fame.
Business and Finance
Mining Law and Public Lands
Renewable Energy and Clean Tech
Member, American Bar Association
Member, State Bar of California
Member, State Bar of Nevada
Member, Washoe County Bar Association
Director, Western Alliance Bancorp
Trustee, William F. Harrah Trusts
Founding Member, Northern Nevada Youth Golf Foundation
Former Chairman, Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation