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John Raney

John Raney

Lecturer in Law

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: January 3, 2020




John Connor Raney is a partner of MCLLP. Prior to joining MCLLP, he practiced for three years with the M&A group of O’Melveny & Myers LLP and, before that, for seven years with the with the M&A group of Latham & Watkins LLP. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and general corporate and securities matters. He represents private equity firms and their portfolio companies as well as public and private companies on a broad range of complex M&A transactions.

Raney earned a BA degree with honors from Boston College. He earned his JD degree from the UCLA School of Law where he graduated Order of the Coif. Raney is licensed to practice law in the State of California. 

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

Los Angeles Times
January 15, 2020
Re: Wayne Sandholtz

Wayne Sandholtz, a faculty member part of both USC Gould and USC Dornsife, wrote an op-ed discussing how Trump is “a few steps from becoming a new kind of autocrat –an elected one.” He analyzes how Trump’s strategies and actions mirror those of other elected autocrats, naming Viktor Orban, Vladimir Putin, and Rodrigo Duterte as examples.

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