John R. Habashy attended the University of Southern California on a full scholarship and received a Bachelor of Science degree cum laude with departmental honors in Public Policy and Management. Mr. Habashy then attended the University of Southern California Law Center on a full scholarship. He has worked for former Los Angeles Mayor, Richard Riordan and spent a year working in the West Wing of the White House under former President Bill Clinton. Mr. Habashy also worked for Sol Price, founder of the Price Club, where he developed and evaluated commercial real estate proposals and consulted on the company’s community social programs.
More recently, Mr. Habashy’s work revolves around private equity funds, institutional lenders, developers and homeowners. His practice relates to a wide variety of debt, equity and restructuring transactions. In his practice, Mr. Habashy covers a broad spectrum of private equity, financial, commercial and consumer real estate transactions and litigation; including modifying home mortgages since 2005. In addition, Mr. Habashy is advocating for more regulations to protect consumers’ rights. He represents clients in federal litigation, including bankruptcy. Mr. Habashy believes in a balanced market place where both consumers and corporations hold the same power level.