Born and raised in Hoquiam, Washington, John P Rutledge is licensed in California and Nevada. He received a B.A. in Philosophy from Loyola Marymount University, a J.D. cum laude from the Howard University School of Law, and a Master of Laws degree in Real Property Development from the University of Miami.
John is an AV peer-review rated attorney licensed to practice law in Nevada and California. He is listed in the BEST ATTORNEYS IN AMERICA directory, and has served as exclusive transactional counsel for a huge real estate portfolio and multiple publicly traded corporations, and has represented a foreign nation-state in its negotiations for the television reality series SURVIVOR: Palau. He has large-firm experience and has done in-depth legal work for, and protected and enforced the intellectual property rights of, famous musicians and several of the world’s largest software companies. Clients have ranged from state governors and High Chiefs to farmers and fishermen, from high-net-worth individuals to mom-and-pop ventures, and from huge land owners and developers to upstarts and established small businesses.
John is biographically profiled in Marquis’ recent editions of Who’s Who in American Law and "The Harbor: A Culture of Success." In his younger days, he represented the U.S.A. in Europe and Asia as a 2-time member of the PNAC Cross Country Team.
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|Associate||Brooke * Shaw * Zumpft||2006 - 2009|
|Associate Attorney||Lerman Law Partners LLP||2005 - 2006|
|Legal Counsel||Koror State Government||2003 - 2005|
|Associate||Donahue Gallagher Woods LLP||2000 - 2002|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Nevada Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|California Bar Association||Member||1999 - Present|
|Los Angeles Daily Journal||Effective Legal Writing||2002|
|California Real Estate Journal||• GO CONDO: The Rise & Fall & Rise Again of Common Interest Ownership||2001|
|DGGW: Developments in the Law||Sign at the “X”: The Importance of Writings||2001|
|University of Miami School of Law||Real Property Development||LL.M - Master of Laws||1998|
|Howard University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor, cum laude||1997|
|Loyola Marymount University||Philosophy||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1994|
|Negotiating Commercial Leases||Drafting Commercial Leases||2009|