John’s practice included both a securities practice and a public finance transactional practice.

John is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and the University of Pennsylvania (cum laude). Upon graduation, John became an attorney in the Municipal Securities Branch of the Division of Market Regulation, Securities and Exchange Commission, where he worked from 1976 through 1978. 

At Hawkins he served as disclosure counsel for numerous municipal issuers, including the cities of San Diego, San Francisco and Philadelphia. For each such client, Mr. McNally prepared written disclosure controls and procedures and conducted associated securities law training seminars. John was a frequent speaker regarding the application of the federal securities laws to public finance.

John is not engaged in active practice.  

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