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 energy, technology, pharmaceuticals, private equity, financial services,  insurance, and media and entertainment industries.

A significant part of John's practice involves helping foreign clients of all sizes navigate the US court system and regulatory environment.

John's litigation practice includes representing clients 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 and compliance practice includes helping clients with Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), insider trading, and corporate governance 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 helps companies design, enhance and implement 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.