John M. Westcott Jr

John Westcott was a partner in the Corporate Practice Group. He joined the firm in 1969 and retired in 2012.


Mr. Westcott has more than 40 years of experience as a corporate and securities lawyer, having served as counsel for a broad range of private and public clients. The emphasis of his practice has been counseling corporate clients and their management on financing, governance and transactional matters, including private and public offerings, licensing transactions and mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Westcott's clients have included:

Guardsmark, Inc.
Passkey International, Inc.
The Winsor School

In addition to his domestic practice, Mr. Westcott has represented a number of international clients, principally in connection with their investment in businesses in the United States or their licensing and distribution of products in this country, including:

Pronova Biocare AS
Hafslund Nycomed AS

As a former assistant managing partner of WilmerHale, Mr. Westcott was involved in the daily management of the firm's business and professional affairs.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Corporate
Law School Harvard Law School, J.D., 1969
Education Yale University, B.A., 1966
Bar Member / Association Massachusetts State Bar Association
Most recent firm WilmerHale
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