Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2013

  • Senior Editor, Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business

Indiana University, B.A., History and English, with distinction, 2007

  • European History Prize



John Reinert is an associate with Chapman and Cutler LLP and is a member of the firm’s Corporate and Securities Department and its Private Equity and Hedge Fund Group. John's practice focuses on representing investment companies, including unit investment trusts, exchange-traded funds and open-end funds, as well as negotiating and structuring institutional investments in private equity funds, hedge funds, and other private investment vehicles.

John participated in the firm’s summer associate program in 2012 and joined Chapman in 2013. Prior to entering practice, John served in various capacities at Northern Trust Corporation, including within the Legal Department, Trust Department, and Operations and Technology.


  • “In-Q-Tel: The Central Intelligence Agency as Venture Capitalist,” 33 NW. J. INT’L L. & BUS. 677 (2013)