John Court is currently Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel at the Bank Policy Institute. Previously, Mr. Court served as Managing Director and Deputy General Counsel for the Clearing House, where he was responsible for developing and managing the Association’s advocacy efforts in a variety of different regulatory and policy areas, including principally Dodd-Frank Act implementation, ending TBTF, recovery & resolution planning, enhanced prudential standards, and structural reforms and activity limitations impacting banking organizations.
Additionally, he was the principal staff adviser to The Clearing House’s Bank Regulatory Committee, which was comprised of the senior bank regulatory lawyers at Clearing House owner banks. Prior to joining The Clearing House in June 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.