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John Brilling Horgan


John Brilling Horgan, a member of the Firm, is a seasoned commercial litigator.  He represents clients before state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as AAA, JAMS, private arbitration panels, and the SEC. His practice includes litigating claims involving fraud, trade secrets, business torts, breaches of contract, and professional misconduct. Mr. Horgan also has deep and broad experience advising controlling shareholders, directors, and officers of public and private companies, in pre-, pending-, and post-litigation settings, with respect to fiduciary duties and transactional fairness issues.

SuperLawyers has selected Mr. Horgan as a Rising Star for 2017 and 2018, and he is admitted to practice in New York State, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Horgan practiced at Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, where his litigation experience included defending against claims of money laundering and terrorism finance under the Anti-Terrorism Act and Alient Tort Statute, as well as alleged violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Mr. Horgan is a graduate of Cornell Law School, where he served as an editor of the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy. He is a 2005 graduate of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, where he earned a degree cum laude in International Politics and a concentration in International Security.