John Fullerton, JD


John Fullerton serves as the Chief Legal Officer for the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Prior to joining ICOM, Mr. Fullerton was Associate General Counsel for Gemini Rosemont Commercial Real Estate. Mr. Fullerton played a key role in all corporate, strategic, and tactical legal initiatives of the company, including the development of corporate policies, procedures and programs; the oversight and review of employment matters; the formation and management of effective value-based relationships with outside counsel; the facilitation and negotiation of complex lease agreements; the structuring and development of a national sourcing program, and the successful formation and closing of a joint venture with a publicly traded Hong Kong company. In cooperation with the General and Corporate Counsel, Mr. Fullerton also oversaw the acquisition, disposition, and management needs of the company’s commercial real estate portfolio consisting of 135 buildings spanning 15.9 million square feet in 22 states across the US.

Prior to joining Gemini Rosemont, Mr. Fullerton served as a compliance/legal officer at Thornburg Investment Management where he oversaw legal and compliance matters related to the company’s various funds, separately managed accounts, and institutional strategies with combined total assets under management of over $50 billion USD. In this role, Mr. Fullerton monitored and analyzed federal and state legal and regulatory changes as well as developed and supported the business in responding to relevant new rules, regulations, guidelines and best practices. Mr. Fullerton provided legal advice/support to management and engaged and facilitated relationships with outside counsel, fund service vendors and various regulators.

Mr. Fullerton graduated with distinction from Franklin University Switzerland, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations before receiving a J.D. from the University of New Mexico School of Law.

Mr. Fullerton and his wife, Julia, have a son and daughter under the age of four.