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A partner in the investment management practice at Morgan Lewis, John Ayanian advises clients on broker-dealer and securities markets regulation. He counsels US and foreign financial institutions and markets on all aspects of their US securities trading, markets, and clearing activities. These include issues arising under US Securities and Exchange Commission and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority rules. He also counsels broker-dealers on regulatory and transactional matters. Additionally, John advises market centers on issues involving market structure issues in the equity and options markets. John currently serves as the managing partner of the firm’s Washington, DC, office. For more information, view his bio at


University of Michigan, 1990, B.A.; DePaul University College of Law, 1993, J.D.