John Lopes doesn’t just provide banking services to attorneys and law firms; he changes the very ways that legal financing is done. When attorneys and law firms want to use capital to grow and seek new opportunities in creative ways, they turn to him. 
Mr. Lopes, who is based in New York, has more than 20 years of experience in the industry and has set the bar for helping boutique, mid-size and national firms access the markets and leverage opportunities. He understands the business pressures facing firms both today and, in the future, and he positions them to respond in ways that leave them financially stronger than before.   
Before joining Western Alliance Bank, he worked at Esquire Bank. Mr. Lopes earned a business degree from the University of Phoenix and a Financial Market Certificate from Yale University. 

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Western Alliance Bank

With more than $70 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation is one of the country’s top-performing banking companies. Its primary subsidiary, Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, offers a full spectrum of tailored commercial banking solutions and consumer products, all delivered with outstanding service by banking and mortgage experts who put customers first. Major accolades include being ranked as a top U.S. bank in 2023 by American Banker and Bank Director and receiving #1 rankings on Institutional Investor's All-America Executive Team Midcap 2023-2024 for Best CEO, Best CFO, Best Company Board of Directors and Best Investor Relations Team. Serving clients across the country wherever business happens, Western Alliance Bank operates individual, full-service banking and financial brands with offices in key markets nationwide.