John Court is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Head of Regulatory Affairs and Chief Operating Officer at the Bank Policy Institute, where he manages the Regulatory Affairs Department and is responsible for overseeing all of BPI’s legal and regulatory advocacy initiatives.

Previously, Mr. Court served as Managing Director and Deputy General Counsel for The Clearing House Association, a predecessor organization to BPI. Prior to joining The Clearing House in 2012, Mr. Court spent 10 years in private practice advising clients on various financial regulatory and enforcement matters, most recently as a member of the Financial Institutions Regulatory and Enforcement group at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Mr. Court holds a B.A. from Cornell University and J.D. from George Washington University School of Law. Since 2015, he has served as co-chair of the Legislation & Regulation Subcommittee of the American Bar Association’s Banking Law Committee.