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John Mashni

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John Mashni

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B.A., Michigan State University
J.D., WMU Cooley Law School
Shareholder, Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC

John Mashni practices a wide variety of including corporate law, employee benefits, tax law, securities, intellectual property, estate planning, and entertainment law with particular interests in for-profit and non-profit start-ups. Prior to practicing law Mr. Mashni worked as the media department manager for a leadership development group. Combining his interests in law and media, John has released Legal Basics Videos, a series answering general legal questions from those in small business and entertainment industries. He also has extensive experience with 501(c)(3) organizations thanks to his passion for helping others. He has served on multiple boards of non-profit and organizations and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Soundsgood Ministries, a non-profit organization that uses a multimedia approach to reach youth and equip them with the tools to nurture their own communities.

Mr. Mashni earned his B.A. from Michigan State University and his J.D. from Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School. He has also completed coursework from the New York Film Academy.

Mr. Mashni teaches Taxation of Non-Profit Organizations.