John R. Spagna

John R. Spagna

John R. Spagna


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Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
80 Pine Street
New York, NY 10005-1702



  • Vassar College, B.A., 1998
  • George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2003, cum laude
  • Clerkships/Government Service

    • New York District Attorney's Office, 2006-2011
    • State of New York Attorney General's Office, 2013-2017


    • New York

John R. Spagna advises global companies, boards, committees, and officers and directors in matters involving criminal and regulatory enforcement and in connection with investigations by the DOJ, SEC, and other governmental agencies. 

Prior to joining Cahill, John served as the Special Counsel to the Criminal Division and as the Chief of the Real Estate Enforcement Unit in the State of New York Attorney General's Office.  At the AG's office, John managed and conducted complex white-collar, multi-jurisdictional criminal investigations, including Martin Act securities fraud violations, bank fraud, mortgage fraud and corruption.  

John also served in the New York County's District Attorney's Office where he prosecuted white-collar, violent and organized crime matters involving fraud, bribery, racketeering, enterprise corruption, and state anti-trust violations.  At the DA's office, John also conducted investigations involving international money laundering syndicates with ties to terrorist organizations.