John M. Myers is chair of the firm's Higher Education practice group. Myers has more than 20 years of experience in complex commercial litigation, including as chief deputy city solicitor, Special Litigation, for the City of Philadelphia. 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, Title IX and Clery Act compliance and general employment litigation matters. He has been a front-line participant in large institutional crisis management, both in government and the private sector.
Myers received a J.D. degree in 1972 from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law and graduated in 1968 with a B.S. degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.