John Vukelj represents corporate and individual clients in complex business litigation, internal investigations and corporate compliance and governance matters.  Through more than 15 years of practice, he has become a trusted advisor to clients operating in the financial services, insurance, energy, pharmaceuticals and media and entertainment industries.

John's litigation practice includes representing banks, investment advisors, hedge funds and public and private companies and their executives in commercial disputes, securities class actions, shareholder derivative actions, mergers and acquisitions litigation, RICO actions and enforcement actions by the Securities and Exchange Commission. He has experience in federal and state trial and appellate practice.

John's investigations, corporate crime, and compliance practice includes helping clients with Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), insider trading, corporate governance and fiduciary duty matters. He represents companies and individuals in investigations conducted by the US Department of Justice, the SEC and other federal and state agencies. He also assists companies with the design, enhancement and implementation of compliance programs and he has trained directors, officers and top executives on these issues.

John is a member of the firm's Litigation Innovation Committee and has served as the Litigation Training Partner for DLA Piper's New York Office.