John Todd

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New York, NY





John F. Todd has approximately thirty years of experience representing a wide range of clients in aircraft financing and leasing and corporate transactions. John received his B.S. in Mathematics from Pratt Institute in 1973 and his law degree from George Washington University magna cum laude in 1979 where he was admitted to the Order of the Coif.

John worked at NASA as an applications programmer from 1973 to 1980. He was admitted to the New York Bar in 1980 and began his law practice at Shearman & Sterling. He is also a member of the California Bar.

John represents a wide range of clients, including financial institutions, equity investors, management companies, airlines and parts suppliers, in all aspects of aircraft finance, including secured loans, domestic and cross-border leases, sales and purchases.

John can be reached at [email protected]

Areas Of Practice

  • Aircraft Finance and Leasing
  • Leveraged Leasing
  • Corporate Law

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1980
  • California, 1981


  • George Washington University Law School, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Order of the Coif.

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • State Bar of California, Member

Fraternities / Sororities

  • Tau Beta Pi
  • Pi Mu Epsilon