John M. Myers

Of Counsel

John M. Myers is a partner in Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department. He has been with the firm for nearly 20 years. Prior to Montgomery McCracken, John was a public defender, Chief Deputy City Solicitor of Philadelphia and a partner at another law firm. He is experienced in  partnership, closely held business disputes, and matters involving employment, real estate, lender liability, joint ventures, securities industry disputes, contract negotiation, and general business counsel including contractual and employment matters. In his work with higher education institutions, John has dealt with tenured and non-tenured faculty disputes, intellectual property, general liability, death claims, ethics, University and student policies, Clery Act and general employment litigation matters. He has served as an investigator, trainer, hearing officer, and appellate officer in Title IX for universities and has been a front-line participant in large institutional crisis management, both in government and the private sector. He is also a teacher and lecturer to lawyers, law students, judges, professional organizations and el-hi students.

John 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.

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Labor and Employment

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White Collar and Government Investigations

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Commercial Litigation

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Higher Education

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Selected Speaking Engagements
  • Presenter, “29th Annual This Year in Nonprofit Law,” November 20, 2019
  • Presenter, Pennsylvania Association of Marriage and Family Therapy Ethics Conference, December 2018
  • Presenter, “28th Annual This Year in Nonprofit Law,” November 13, 2018
  • Presenter, Current Title IX Issues Webinar, November 2018
  • Presenter, Montgomery McCracken Fall Forum for Higher Education, 2014-present
  • Presenter, “Legal, Compliance and PR Strategies Around Campus Sexual Assault Issues,” Montgomery McCracken’s webinar, May 2014
  • 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, 1990-2018: Introduction to and Advanced Trial Advocacy, LLM Trial Advocacy, Integrated Transactional Practice, Int’l Business Transactions (Rome), International Compliance (Tokyo), Int’l. LLM (Bejing), China Roundtables, Civil Procedure, Advanced Civil Procedure, Evidence
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy Instructor – since 1978
  • Law firm training sessions in Trial Advocacy, Depositions, and Professional Responsibility, Sexual Harassment and Titel IX issues, Montgomery McCracken, since 2001
Selected Publications
Professional Activities
  • Adjunct faculty for the Philadelphia Bar Association CLE programs
  •  Judge, Pro Tem for the Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia
  • Member of the Philadelphia Bar Association

Law School

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School

Undergraduate School

  • University of Pennsylvania