B.S.F.S., Georgetown University; J.D., Harvard University
John Buchman is Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of E*TRADE Bank, a $28 billion asset bank subsidiary of E*TRADE Financial Corporation located in Arlington, VA. Prior to joining the Bank in November 2000, Professor Buchman spent his entire legal career working as a banking attorney in Washington, DC, both in private practice and with the government. Most recently, he was a partner with Holland & Knight LLP.
Previously, Professor Buchman was an Assistant General Counsel in the Corporate and Securities Division of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board and the Office of Thrift Supervision. He has been teaching a Banking Law course at GW since 1991. He is an active member of the Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group, the Exchequer Club, the American Bankers Association Bank Counsel Group, the American Bar Association's Banking Law and Consumer Financial Services Committees, and is Chair of the Advisory Board of the Center for Law, Economics & Finance (C-LEAF) at GW Law.
Professor Buchman received his undergraduate degree in International Economics from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in 1977 and his law degree from Harvard University in 1980.