John M. Myers serves as of counsel to Montgomery McCracken and is a member of the firm's Commercial Litigation practice group. Mr. Myers has over 20 years of experience in complex commercial litigation, including as chief deputy city solicitor, Special Litigation, for the City of Philadelphia. Mr. Myers' experience includes partnership and closely held business claims and disputes, and claims involving employment, real estate, lender liability, joint venture issues, securities industry disputes, contract negotiation, and general business counsel including contractual and employment matters. His work with a nationally ranked university includes tenured faculty intellectual property disputes and conduct effecting tenure, general liability counsel, ethics, university and student policies, and general employment litigation matters. He has been a front-line participant in large institutional crisis management, both in government and the private sector.
Mr. Myers served as adjunct faculty for the Philadelphia Bar Association CLE programs. He also functioned as Judge, Pro Tem for the Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia.
Mr. Myers is a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association.
Author, "A Look Back and Around at Diversity in Philadelphia," The Legal Intelligencer, February 10, 2014
Author, "Memories of a Racially Divided Jacksonville," The Florida Times-Union, December 19, 2013
Author, "Obstreperosity," Litigation (ABA), Vol.33, No.1, Fall, 2006; The Philadelphia Lawyer
Author, "China's Rule of Law," Vol. 65, No. 3, Fall 2002; "Doing Time in China," Vol. 66, No. 2, Summer 2003
Internet Communications in the Academic Environment; Rewards and Complications, Univ. of Vt. Legal Issues in Higher Ed. Conf., 2010, 2011
Temple University, Beasley School of Law, Adjunct Professor; Introduction to Trial Advocacy, 1990-present; Advanced Trial Advocacy, Fall, 2003; .L.M. in Trial Advocacy (Boot Camp), Summer, 2003- present; Integrated Transactional Program, 2005-present; Advanced Civil Procedure, 2010-present; International L.L.M. (Joint program with Tsinghua Univ.,) Beijing, China: Civil Procedure (Fall, 2005),; China Roundtables, 2007, 2009: Temple Rome Campus, Introduction to International Business Law, 2008, 2010.
National Institute of Trial Advocacy: Mid Atlantic Regional Program - since 1978; Law firm training sessions in Trial Advocacy, Depositions, and Professional Responsibility, Montgomery McCracken, since 2001.
Mr. Myers is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania.
Mr. Myers graduated in 1968 with a Bachelor of Science degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and in 1972 with a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.
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