John's practice focuses on corporate business immigration representing clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations and international institutions to non-profits and start-ups in a variety of industries, including high tech, engineering, education,healthcare, finance and manufacturing.
John has been nationally and internationally recognized for his contributions to the field including by Who's Who Among Corporate Immigration Attorneys, Super Lawyers and by Washingtonian Magazine as one of Washington D.C.'s Best Lawyers in Cross Border Practice. He is quoted regularly in various publications concerning business immigration matters, including the Corporate Legal Times, The Washington Post and Computerworld.
John is a regular lecturer on business immigration law for Business on behalf of the District of Columbia Bar's Continuing Legal Education program, as well as at various professional conferences nationwide. He is also a member of the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers, an exclusive global association of leading business immigration lawyers.
Prior to joining Maggio + Kattar, John was Assistant General Counsel for MicroStrategy Incorporated where he was responsible for managing the company's worldwide immigration and employment legal issues, as well as other legal matters, including software licensing and litigation.
John received the T. Morton McDonald Scholarship to The American University's Washington College of Law where he was awarded his JD in 1993. He received a B.A. in Political Theory and in Italian with Honors from the University of Kansas in 1990.