John W. Larson

John W. Larson is counsel in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice. Mr. Larson’s practice involves mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and securities laws for biotechnology and high technology companies.

Prior to joining Morgan Lewis in February 2003, Mr. Larson was the senior partner of a major West Coast law firm, where he served as CEO from 1988 to 1996. Before entering private practice, Mr. Larson was Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior, 1971 to 1973; and Counselor to George P. Shultz, 1973. He is listed in Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, The Global Counsel 3000, Who's Who in America, and PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook 2008.

Mr. Larson is a member of the Board of Directors of several companies; he is a member of the Board of Trustees of the California Academy of Sciences; and has been active in civic affairs in San Francisco and the Bay Area, having served as Chairman of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce in 1996.

Mr. Larson is admitted to practice in California.


Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Business & Finance, 2) Life Sciences, 3) Technology Industry, 4) Emerging Business & Technology and 5) Life Sciences and Healthcare
Law School Stanford Law School
Education Stanford University (B.A., 1957)
Bar Member / Association State Bar Of California
Most recent firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
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