John E. Turlais
...John E. Turlais AssociateJohn Turlais is an associate with Foley & Lardner and a member of the firm's White Collar Defense & Corporate Compliance and General Commercial Litigation Practices. Before joining Foley, Mr. Turlais co-founded ProjectLearn USA, Inc., an educational company that provided practical information and strategies on how to study more efficiently.He also worked as a senior investment analyst for The Littauer Group in Seoul, Korea, and played professional baseball from 1992-1997 in the Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Mets organizations.Mr. Turlais is a graduate of Harvard University (A.B., magna cum laude, 1999) and Yale Law School (J.D. 2003).
While at Harvard
was awarded the Major League Baseball Scholarship, the John Harvard Scholarship for Highest Academic Achievement, the Allston Burr Prize, and the Mark DeWolfe Howe Civil Rights Award.His
senior honors thesis on far-right movements received the James Gordon Bennett Prize for best political science writing by a Harvard undergraduate.While at Yale, Mr. Turlais served as the managing editor of the Yale Journal on Regulation.Mr. Turlais
coauthored "The Harvard Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting a Business," a business strategy book for entrepreneurs which received USA Today's commendation as one of the best small business books of 1999; and "State of Change: Wisconsin Implements Wetlands Mitigation Rules and Hastily Crafts Post SWANCC Wetlands Protection Laws," American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy and Resources Water Quality and Wetlands Committee Newsletter
, vol 3, no. 3 (October 2001).Mr. Turlais
is admitted to practice in Wisconsin.