- J.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1976
- Graduate Program, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
- A.B., Princeton University, 1972
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
- U.S. Tax Court
John R. Bonn is Of Counsel in the Corporate Tax Group of the Tax, Employee Benefits and Estate Planning Practice Group. John is based in his office in Massachusetts and is affiliated with the Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C. offices of the firm.
Areas of Practice
John's areas of specialization include tax and business law relating to mergers and acquisitions, formation and operation of corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships, and executive compensation and employment agreements.
- The Best Lawyers in America, every edition
- Southern California Super Lawyer, 2009-2014
- Which Lawyer?, Tax, Practical Law Company, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012
- May 11, 2006
- April 11, 2006
- August 16, 2005
- October 29, 2004
- Two-volume treatise entitled "Partnership Taxation," published in September 1987 by Callaghan & Co. (now West Group)
Finance & Bankruptcy Law Blog Posts
- "Tax Relief For Investment, Restructuring, Refinancing And Other Business Activity", February 13, 2009
Corporate Securities Law Blog Posts
- "City of Los Angeles Tax Penalty Amnesty Program", May 27, 2009
- "Dealing With Troubled Companies - Does Purchasing Assets Avoid Seller Liabilities?", January 8, 2009
Government Contracts, Investigations & International Trade Blog Posts
- Frequent speaker for the American Bar Association, California State Bar, California Continuing Education of the Bar, and other professional organizations, including the Bureau of National Affairs, New York University School of Continuing Education, and the University of Southern California Institute on Major Tax Planning.
- Served as an adjunct professor of law at the University of San Diego School of Law.
- The Risks and Rewards of Financings in EuropeMay 13, 2015
- Member, Tax and Business Law Sections, American Bar Association
- Member, California State Bar Association
- Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
- Member, Massachusetts Bar Association