John G. Loughnane is a partner in the Business Department. He has more than twenty years of experience focused on growing and restructuring companies. John represents clients in a broad array of general corporate, technology licensing and business restructuring matters. He has worked to protect the rights of well established clients dealing with the financial distress of other parties including licensors and licensees, secured and unsecured creditors, customers, vendors, and employees. He has also represented purchasers of assets, restructuring companies, bankruptcy trustees and other fiduciaries such as assignees for the benefit of creditors. John works closely with emerging companies seeking to grow their business, protect their technology and structure their financing arrangements. He has advised clients in a variety of industries including life sciences and other technology, health care, professional services, retail, real estate and manufacturing.
John serves as co-chair of the Bankruptcy Section of the Boston Bar Association and co-chair of the Technology & Intellectual Property Committee of the American Bankruptcy Institute. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Turnaround Management Association – Northeast Chapter. In addition, he is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, American Bar Association, MIT Enterprise Forum, and Licensing Executives Society.
John is an active member of the community serving as a corporate trustee (and past co-chair of the Conservation Council) of the Trustees of Reservations, a member of the Board of Directors of the Holy Cross Lawyers Association, and as a board member of the George Washington University Law Alumni Association. He is a past president of the Holy Cross Club of Boston and a volunteer and leader for various youth organizations.
Prior to joining Nutter, he served as Regional Corporate Counsel (North America) for Parametric Technology Corporation and as a partner at a national law firm in Boston. John served as a law clerk for the Honorable Ronald R. Lagueux of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island, following graduation from law school.
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