John Stout is an officer and shareholder of Fredrikson & Byron, practicing principally in business organization, finance and governance. He advises executives, boards, board committees, directors and officers on governance, risk assessment, legal compliance, and protection against liability. He teaches corporate governance at the University of St. Thomas Law School, and is a past director of the National Association of Corporate Directors. John is a Vice Chair of the American Bar Association Corporate Governance Committee, and co-chairs ABA subcommittees on International Governance Developments and Nonprofit Governance.
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