Government Experience

  • U.S. Attorney's Office—Central District of California: Assistant U.S. Attorney, Criminal Division; Assistant Chief, Criminal Division; Chief of Complaints; Chief of Appeals Section (1976-1980)

Education

  • California Polytechnic State University, B.S. (1968)
  • Loyola University Law School, J.D. (1975) magna cum laude
John Vandevelde, Retired Partner Los Angeles
jvandevelde@crowell.com
Phone: +1 213.443.5580
515 South Flower St., 40th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

In the News

  • D.C.'s Crowell & Moring Nabs L.A. White-Collar Boutique
    October 6, 2008 — Los Angeles Daily Journal

    On October 1, 2008, the lawyers of white collar law firm Lightfoot Vandevelde Sadowsky Crouchley Rutherford & Levine LLP joined Crowell & Moring, opening its Los Angeles office and boosting its ability to provide corporate and individual clients with top quality white collar litigation counsel in California. All seven of its lawyers and its entire staff joined Crowell & Moring to launch its new office. The news was featured in the Los Angeles Daily Journal, The Recorder, Securities Law360, Bloomberg News, National Law Journal, etc… 


Firm News & Announcements

Sep.30.2014 Super Lawyers 2014 Recognizes 90 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
May.23.2014 Chambers USA Ranks 51 Crowell & Moring Attorneys and 19 Leading Practice Areas Among Best in U.S.
Sep.01.2013 Super Lawyers 2013 Recognizes 64 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
Jun.01.2013 26 Crowell & Moring Lawyers Recognized by The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers 2013
May.24.2013 Chambers USA Ranks 45 Crowell & Moring Attorneys and 19 Leading Practice Areas Among Best in U.S.
Sep.04.2012 The Best Lawyers in America 2013 Recognizes 44 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
Sep.01.2012 Super Lawyers 2012 Recognizes 42 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
Jun.07.2012 Chambers USA Ranks 45 Crowell & Moring Attorneys and 18 Leading Practice Areas Among Best in U.S.
Jun.01.2012 26 Crowell & Moring Lawyers Recognized by The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers 2012
Aug.30.2011 The Best Lawyers in America 2012 Recognizes 43 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
Jun.10.2011 Chambers USA Ranks Crowell & Moring Attorneys and Leading Practice Areas Among Best in U.S.
Jun.01.2011 28 Crowell & Moring Lawyers Recognized by The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers 2011
Sep.01.2010 Super Lawyers 2010 Recognizes 36 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
Aug.03.2010 The Best Lawyers in America 2011 Recognizes 44 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
Jul.01.2010 28 Crowell & Moring Lawyers Recognized by The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers 2010
Jun.11.2010 Chambers USA Ranks 42 Crowell & Moring Attorneys and 14 Practice Areas as Among Best In Class
Sep.01.2009 Super Lawyers 2009 Recognizes 39 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
Jul.01.2009 21 Crowell & Moring Lawyers Recognized by The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers 2009
Oct.06.2008 White Collar Firm Lightfoot Vandevelde Joins Crowell & Moring To Form Los Angeles Office
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