John Ha heads a team of former Big Law attorneys at Ascend Legal, each of whom is focused on giving law students the competitive edge they need to get into Big Law.

John received his BA from Dartmouth College, MA from George Washington University and JD from Georgetown University.

He has practiced at several top law firms, including Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, Chadbourne & Parke, and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld.  He served on the hiring committees at these firms and was actively involved in the on-campus interviewing and the lateral recruiting process.

He has practiced law for over 15 years and is currently a partner at DuFour Conapinski LLP.