John Grimley is Editor & Publisher of AsiaLawPortal.com and an advisor to law firm management teams around the world on best practices in international business development.
He began his career serving as a writer to the President of the United States in The White House and later worked as an aide to former British Foreign Secretary & EU Negotiator for the Former Yugoslavia David Owen, where he drafted & edited semi-scholarly publications during the campaign in support of the UK’s continued presence in the EU, while remaining outside the Euro currency zone.
Between 2002 and 2008 he established and directed the European representative business development office of US AmLaw 100 law firm Patton Boggs LLP.
He is the author of A Comprehensive Guide to the Asia-Pacific Legal Markets and his views on law firm management issues have been published by the The Lawyer, Law360, Bloomberg Law and Beaton Capital. He’s a licensed attorney in the District of Columbia and holds a Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law.