John is Senior Associate General Counsel for the University of Nebraska. He is responsible for handling and offering advice on labor and employment, faculty affairs and student affairs matters. John received his undergraduate degree from Hastings College and his law degree from the University of Nebraska College of Law. John came to the University of Nebraska with more than three decades of legal experience, having represented public and private employers in a broad array of labor and employment matters in private law practice. John also served as the Chair of the Board of Directors of a health system with an academic medical center; as the Chair of the Labor Relations and Employment Law Section of the Nebraska State Bar Association; and as the Administrative Partner of his law firm.