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John is a former Congressman for the U.S. House of Representatives for the Eighth Congressional District of Tennessee. He focuses his practice on governmental relations.

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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1968
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1972

Distinctions

  • Former Congressman, U.S. House of Representatives for the Eighth Congressional District of Tennessee
  • Chairman, Social Security Subcommittee and Ways and Means Subcommittee
  • Member, House Armed Services and House Science Committees
  • Chief Deputy Whip, the Democratic Congress in the 109th, 110th and 111th Congresses
  • Co-founder, Democratic Blue Dog Coalition
  • Chairman, U.S. House delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly
  • President, NATO Parliamentary Assembly, 2008-2010
  • Representative, Tennessee House of Representatives, 1976-1988
  • Retired Colonel, Tennessee Army National Guard, 1974-2000
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Education & Honors

  • University of Tennessee, J.D., 1968
  • University of Tennessee, B.A., Business Administration, 1966

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • Featured in Back on His Own Schedule in the National Journal.
  • Published in Stanford Law & Policy Review on Congressional Gerrymandering