John E. Caruso
Philadelphia Office

1735 Market Street
21st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103-7505

P: 215-772-7539
F: 215-772-7620


John E. Caruso serves as senior counsel in the Litigation Department of Montgomery McCracken. His practice has emphasized federal securities law defense, professional liability defense, class actions and legal ethics. John has advised and defended major accounting firms in class actions, multidistrict and complex litigation matters. John joined the firm in 1976, after serving a clerkship here in 1975. He served as in-house counsel to Montgomery McCracken and chair of the firm’s Professional Responsibility Committee until he stepped down from the Partnership in 2014.

Community Involvement

  • John actively pursues his interest in vocal music

Professional Activities & Achievements

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association

Academic Achievements

John received his J.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1976 and received a B.A. degree, magna cum laude, in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania in 1972 and an M.A. degree in Political Science from Yale University in 1973.