About John

John Hughes is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Marcum LLP. As a member of the Firm’s Assurance and Capital Markets Groups, Mr. Hughes has extensive experience working with public and private companies in the areas of accounting, auditing, advisory services, mergers and acquisitions, capital financing transactions and business restructuring. He has developed a reputation for successfully guiding clients through the intricacies of complex accounting and reporting issues, mergers, acquisitions and capital raising transactions. Mr. Hughes also is a leader in the Firm’s Digital Asset and Blockchain Services group.

Mr. Hughes primarily works with mid to small-cap publicly traded companies across multiple industries, including tech, biotech, digital assets and blockchain, manufacturing and special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). He also advises private companies considering going public on strategies, such as traditional initial public offerings, reverse mergers, and Regulation A+ offerings.

Mr. Hughes extends his expertise internally as a member of numerous internal committees and as a coach and mentor to the Firm’s up and coming professionals. He has developed and taught continuing education seminars on various accounting, auditing and business strategy topics. Mr. Hughes is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the States of California and New York and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, California State Society of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • California State Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA)

Practice Focus

SEC Registration & Reporting
Regulation A+ Offerings
Mergers & Acquisitions
Capital Financing Transactions
Internal Controls
Blockchain & Digital Assets
Special Purpose Acquisition Companies

Industry Focus

Publicly Traded Companies
Closely Held Businesses
High Tech


Bachelor of Science, Public Accounting
Fordham University