Sample Clients

John Driscoll has represented:

  • One of the largest companies in Turkey with respect to an acquisition of a candy and confection company in the U.S and ongoing legal representations of this company and other members of the group.
  • Established U.S. operations for one of Turkey’s largest furniture and design companies.
  • A U.S./Turkish investment fund on acquisitions and project finance.
  • A major Turkish bank on a cyber security matter.
  • A Turkish government agency on energy matters.
  • A major Turkish GSM carrier with respect to a patent litigation in the Federal Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C.
  • One of Turkey’s largest industrial holding companies in an international offering of promissory notes.
  • The major shipping company between the U. S. and Turkey in maritime and corporate matters.
  • One of the largest companies in Turkey with respect to reorganization of a U. S. subsidiary.
  • A Turkish trading company in a dispute with a competitor in New York Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.
  • Turkish tech companies with respect to acquisition and financing of intellectual property assets in the U.S.
  • A Turkish venture capital fund with respect to its assets in the U.S.
  • A U.S. retailer establishing retail outlets in Turkey with a Turkish retail partner.
  • A Turkish retailer setting up stores in the United States.
  • Turkish Banks with respect to loans to U. S. companies.
  • An online b to c advertising company from start-up to IPO and sale to one of the industry’s largest companies.
  • A B2B advertising company from start-up to sale to a strategic buyer.
  • A social media search engine in start-up stage.
  • A big data analytic company in start-up stage
  • Start-up companies in healthcare, content management, travel and medical device industries.
  • Private equity funds for due diligence regarding various investments.
  • A leading educational institution with respect to intellectual property matters.
  • Fashion and jewelry companies in legal actions to protect their brand name.
  • High net worth European families in the acquisition of Manhattan real estate.


  • NY State Bar
  • SDNY
  • EDNY
  • CCFC
  • CAFC

Representative Lectures, Seminars and Publications

John contributes his experience to several organizations. He is currently Vice President of the Turkish American Chamber of Commerce and a member of the American Turkish Society. Additionally, he has lectured on U.S. business law and corporate matters at the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce.


  • New York University School of Law (J.D.)
  • London School of Economics (M.A.)
  • Harvard College (B.A. – magna cum laude)