John E Flaherty

Partner at McCarter & English, LLP

John E Flaherty’s practice is focused on civil litigation in state and federal courts. He is experienced in handling trade secret and patent infringement matters on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. He regularly assists in Hatch-Waxman litigation on behalf of major pharmaceutical companies.

Mr Flaherty represents defendants in all types of tort cases arising from product defects, medical devices and pharmaceutical products, chemical exposures, and industrial processes and building products. He has represented defendants in single plaintiff and mass tort cases, as well as employment discrimination and whistleblower cases.

Mr Flaherty is a member of the US District Court for the District of New Jersey Local Patent Rules Committee and Lawyers Advisory Committee. He is a master and past director of the John C Lifland American Inn of Court. Mr Flaherty was for many years an editor of the Civil Trial Handbook, volume 47, of Thomson-West’s New Jersey Practice Series.

Professional associations

  • ECBA
  • NJBA

Firm details

McCarter & English, LLP
Four Gateway Centre
100 Mulberry Street
Newark NJ 07102
United States

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