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John D. Haggerty

John D. Haggerty

Associate, Commercial & Criminal Litigation

Mr. Haggerty concentrates his practice in the areas of complex litigation and corporate investigations. He represents plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of litigation matters in state and federal courts throughout the region, including trade secret and restrictive covenant litigation, antitrust matters, breach of contract disputes, and white collar defense. Mr. Haggerty brings a practical, results-oriented approach to his practice. In addition to representing clients in active litigation, he provides pre-litigation counseling and frequently advises companies and individuals on crisis management and avoidance strategies. Mr. Haggerty also has significant experience representing clients in connection with government and internal investigations.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Haggerty served as a law clerk to the Honorable Joel A. Pisano of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Credentials

Education

George Washington University Law School (J.D., with honors)

  • The George Washington Law Review
  • Thurgood Marshall Scholar
  • Writing Fellow
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Board

Villanova University (B.A., magna cum laude)

  • Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society

Professional Admissions

State of New Jersey

State of New York

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Professional Activities

John C. Lifland American Inn of Court

New Jersey State Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

Judicial Clerkship(s)

Law clerk to the Honorable Joel A. Pisano, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Trenton, NJ, 2011-2012

Judicial intern to the Honorable Joel A. Pisano, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Trenton, NJ, 2009