John Hairr has nearly 30 years of experience advising clients on domestic and international mergers, acquisitions, and other business transactions. He also serves as outside counsel to companies, helping them navigate their day-to-day legal needs. His clients include Fortune 500 corporations, closely held companies, startups, and local governments. John has volunteered with conservation groups for approximately 20 years. He is passionate about protecting and conserving the wild places of our earth for the sake of wildlife, our children, and future generations. He is a vice chair and Executive Committee member of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation and has served on that organization’s board of directors for nearly five years. He previously served on the Catawba Lands Conservancy’s board of directors for six years.