John Sharrar advises both public and private companies on a broad range of corporate and securities matters, including public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, securities law compliance, and corporate governance.

John helps clients effectively execute complex business transactions and regularly counsels companies regarding ongoing SEC disclosure obligations. John has represented clients from a broad range of industries, with a focus in the life sciences sector.

Prior to law school, John worked as a legislative correspondent in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he focused on entrepreneurship and small business policy.

Before joining Hogan Lovells, John advised clients on securities and general corporate matters as an associate at a national law firm.

Education and admissions


J.D., Temple University School of Law, magna cum laude, 2015

University of Pennsylvania, 2009

Bar admissions and qualifications


Representative experience

Advised OptiNose on its US$120m offering of common stock.

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