John Berton joined the Board of Trustees of WMS in June of 2012. John's three children, Juliet, Pearl and Isaac, are all WMS alumni and now attend P.S. 234 here in Tribeca. Born and raised in Manhattan’s East Village, John is a product of the NYC public school system and a graduate of Williams College and Harvard Law School. He practiced law on Wall Street for 20 years while developing residential condominiums in Soho and Tribeca in his spare time. John started his solo practice, Berton Law, in 2011, focused on providing general counsel and transactional advice to small businesses and entrepreneurs. He is also still developing residential condos, teaches Kundalini yoga and is actively involved in raising his three kids. John also serves on the Board of The Campaign for International Human Rights in Iran.