John Rutledge, Esquire, has repeatedly been named to the annual BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA directory. During his career, he has attained the highest-possible peer review rating by, among other things, serving as exclusive transactional counsel for a huge real estate portfolio, multiple publicly traded corporations, and a foreign nation-state in its negotiations for the television reality series SURVIVOR: Palau. He has also done legal work for, and protected and enforced the intellectual property rights of, famous musicians and several of the world’s largest software companies. In addition, Mr. Rutledge is a former candidate for Governor of our great state and is an avid entrepreneur, investor, and Ironman® triathlete. He received his undergraduate degree (a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, 1994) from Loyola Marymount University, his law degree from the Howard University School of Law (1997), and a graduate law degree (a L.LM. in Real Property Development, 1998) from the University of Miami School of Law.
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