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John D. Hopkins, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Business Planning, Board Counselling.


Hopkins, John David was born on February 8, 1938 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Son of John and Helen (Sweeney) Hopkins.


Vanderbilt University (Bachelor of Arts, 1959). University of Virginia (Bachelor of Laws, 1965).


Admitted to the bar, 1966, Georgia. 1979, District of Columbia (Not admitted NC). Order of the Coif; Omicron Delta Kappa.

Member, Editorial Board, Virginia Law Review, 1964-1965. Member: Atlanta and American (Chairman, Redemptions Subcommittee of Corporate Stock Relationships Committee, 1977. Member, Corporate Stock Relationships Committee, Section of Taxation, 1978-1984) Bar Associations.

The District of Columbia Bar. State Bar of Georgia (Chairman, Corporate Code Revision Committee, Corporate and Banking Section, 1970-1979). (Executive Vice President and General Counsel).


Board directors Atlanta Ballet, 1991-1993, Greensboro United Arts Council, 1994-1997, Eastern Music Festival, 1998—2005. Member alumni council University Virginia Law School Alumni Association, 2000-2003. Trustee Children's School, Inc., Atlanta, 1971-1979, 88-89, National Association Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions, Alexandria, Virginia, 1973-1979.

Lieutenant United States Navy, 1959-1962. Member Georgia Bar Association (chairman corporation code revision committee, corporation and banking section 1970-1979), District of Columbia Bar Association, Cherokee Town and Country Club (Atlanta), Highlands Country Club North Carolina, Amelia Island Club, Order of Coif, Omicron Delta Kappa.


Married Evelyn Harry, June 8, 1963 (divorced February 1985). Children: John David III, Katharine Jane, Matthew Foster Joseph. Married Laurie Eileen House, June 3, 1987.