John W. Brewer is of counsel at Amini LLC. He represents companies and individuals, as both plaintiffs and defendants, in a wide range of complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts throughout the country. His practice focuses on business disputes involving complex contractual and fiduciary duty claims as well as claims under securities, antitrust, RICO and other statutes.
John has considerable experience with litigation involving financially-distressed or restructuring companies, both in bankruptcy court and other forums. He also has extensive experience in litigation with an international dimension, often involving disputes over whether the matter should be adjudicated in the U.S. or a foreign forum.
John is actively involved in the firm’s professional liability practice, representing both law firms and parties with claims against law firms. He has successfully argued appeals in both the federal and New York state courts.
Prior to joining Amini LLC in 2019, John worked at Storch Amini for 7 years. Before that, John enjoyed 19 years of commercial litigation experience at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP. Before entering private practice, he was a law clerk for future Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr., who was at the time a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
John received his J.D. from Northwestern University and is licensed to practice law in New York.
Examples of John's experience include:
John was formerly Special Counsel at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP. Before entering private practice, he was a law clerk for future Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr., who was at the time a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
U.S. District Court, EDNY
U.S. District Court, SDNY
U.S. District Court, WDNY
U.S. District Court, NDNY
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeal, Seventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
J.D., Northwestern University School of Law
B.A., Yale University