John  Mahon

John Mahon

Title: Professorial Lecturer in Law

Address: 2000 H Street, N.W, Washington, DC 20052
Email: jmahon@law.gwu.edu

Education
B.S.B.A., University of Richmond; J.D., Georgetown University Law Center

Biographical Sketch
John Mahon, a partner in the Corporate Practice Group at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, focuses his practice in the areas of securities law and mergers and acquisitions, including advising clients on compliance with the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. He also regularly handles matters relating to the establishment and operation of both public and private closed-end funds and business development companies, including compliance with and exemptions from the Investment Company Act of 1940.

Before joining Sutherland, Professor Mahon worked as an attorney adviser at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) where he reviewed registration statements, proxy materials and periodic reports relating to public offerings and merger and acquisition transactions. He also spent a significant portion of time at the SEC in the Office of Mergers and Acquisitions, handling issues involving tender offers, proxy solicitations, going-private transactions and beneficial ownership reporting obligations.