John Mericle's career involved the representation of clients that are a part of a broad range of activities governed by transactional securities regulation, including: corporations in a wide variety of industries and with securities traded on the NASDAQ, NYSE American, Toronto, TSX Venture, Canadian Securities, and London AIM exchanges; U.S. and Canadian securities dealers; corporations and partnerships involved in oil and gas exploration; and real estate syndication. READ MORE
John advised corporations in securities litigation matters as counsel to both plaintiffs and defendants, including defense of certain public utilities in the Washington Public Power Supply System Securities Litigation. He had also been an expert witness called by both plaintiffs and defendants in matters before the Federal and State courts of the U.S. and the Province of British Columbia as well as an adviser to the British Columbia Securities Commission on certain matters of U.S. Federal and State securities law.
Harris, Mericle & Wakayama, PLLC (formerly Harris & Mericle), Seattle, Washington
Seattle University School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Securities Regulation (1992-2000; 2007-2008)
Garvey Schubert Barer, Seattle, Washington
ENI Exploration Company, Securities Counsel, Seattle/Bellevue, Washington (1978-1980)
Foreman, Dyess, Prewitt, Rosenberg & Henderson, Associate Attorney, Houston, Texas (1975-1978)
Washington State Bar Association
Washington State Securities Division Advisory Committee
American Bar Association, State Regulation of Securities Committee (1981-Present)
Northwest Securities Institute, Planning Committee Member (February 1996; April 2016; May 2017; May 2018; May 2019)
American Arbitration Association, Securities Panel, Member
Port Townsend Public Library Foundation, Board Member (2011-2019)
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