John Flis

With a background in business and taxation law, John Flis is a public finance attorney who partners with public and private entities to accomplish their project finance goals. Specifically, John manages bond and economic development matters.

Ensuring that financial transactions occur both smoothly and with all legal considerations addressed, John is familiar with each stage of funding for all types of projects and has been involved in large, complex transactions. He helps both experienced and inexperienced clients fully understand and make informed decisions regarding the details of their matters, from inception to close.

John has vast knowledge of public law, especially related to legal research, document management, administrative hearings and litigation. He has longstanding relationships within Ohio’s state tax department.

John is a former attorney with the Ohio Department of Taxation and has also held legal positions within the State of Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation.

Bar Admissions & Activities

  • Admitted, State of Ohio, 2019


  • Florida State University College of Law (J.D. and Business Law Certificate), 2018; Article and Notes Editor, Journal of Transnational Law and Policy; Member, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, Terrell Chapter; Student Counsel, Business Law Clinic

    University of Alabama (B.S. with honors in Mathematics), 2015