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John P. Kennedy

John P. Kennedy

Lee Shome & Kennedy, LLP
  • Business Law, Securities Law, Health Care Law...
  • California, District of Columbia
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John P. “Jack” Kennedy is a partner at Lee, Shome & Kennedy LLP. Mr. Kennedy engages in both transactional and litigation matters on behalf of his clientele. His practice primarily focuses on mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, securities regulations, contract negotiations, and general corporate law. He is licensed to practice law in California and Washington D.C. Mr. Kennedy has represented both private and publicly held companies in a wide range of transactions. Some of his notable transactions include: negotiating the stock purchase of a subsidiary of an internet technology company from a publicly- traded corporation through a 338(h)(10) election; redeeming the repurchase of shares from an officer of a multi-million dollar technology company; negotiating equity swaps between various corporate entities; negotiating the purchase of a luxury car dealership; and closing the sale of a custom window and door manufacturer to one of the largest private corporations in America. Mr. Kennedy received his undergraduate degree in English from San Diego State University. He received his juris doctorate from California Western School of Law, where he was named onto the Deans List and received awards for his academic achievement in the fields of Constitutional Law and International Arbitration. Mr. Kennedy was also admitted to the University of Southern California Gould School of Law for further law studies in the fields of business organizations, mergers and acquisitions, business finance, and securities regulations. Prior to joining LSK, Mr. Kennedy worked at the Office of the Attorney General, as well as, multiple other private firms in the San Diego area. He also created a successful design and printing company that served the San Diego community. Mr. Kennedy is an active member of the San Diego Bar Association and the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. He also counsels small business clients through the law firm’s local outreach efforts.

University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Business Law Certification (2017) | Business and Corporate Finance, Securities Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Business Organizations
California Western School of Law
J.D. (2014) | Law
Honors: Deans List Academic Achievement Award in Constitutional Law and International Arbitration
California State University - San Diego State University
B.A. | English, Political Science
Professional Experience
Lee Shome & Kennedy, LLP
- Current
Law Offices of David S. Lee & Associates
Law Offices of David S. Lee & Associates
The Watkins Firm, APC
The Curran Law Firm, APC
Research Assistant
Office of the Attorney General
Professional Associations
State Bar of California # 299603
Irish Bar Association
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Securities Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Lee Shome & Kennedy, LLP
7979 Ivanhoe Ave.
Suite 400
La Jolla, CA 92037
Telephone: (858) 456-3811