John is an associate whose practice focuses on the defense of premises liability, medical malpractice, professional liability and employment practices liability matters in state and federal court. John’s practice includes defending claims against the hotel and hospitality industry throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He also defends engineers, accountants, home inspectors and other professionals against a range of liability claims. He has published articles on professional liability issues in New Jersey and throughout the country.


Prior to joining KBR, John served as the law clerk to The Honorable Robert J. Mellon of the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas.



John was featured in the "And the Defense Wins" section of The Voice, DRI's weekly eNewsletter:

     June 7, 2017


Developments in the Defense of Claims against Resort and Hospitality Clients Based on Personal Jurisdiction, DRI's Customer Connection, The Newsletter of the Retail and Hospitality Committee (March 31, 2017)


If You Design It, Suits Might Come: Concepts To Consider In Defending A Claim Against Design Professionals In New Jersey, New York, Connecticut And California, ABA Professionals’, Officers’, and Directors’ Committee Newsletter, Spring 2012

Practice Areas

Directors and Officers Liability

Employment Practices Litigation

General Liability

Lawyers Professional Liability

Medical Malpractice

Miscellaneous Professional Liability

Premises Liability


Syracuse Law School, J.D., 2003

Binghamton University, B.A., 1999 

Bar and Court Admissions
New Jersey

U.S. Court of Appeals – Third Circuit

U.S. District Courts – District of New Jersey, Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania

Other Professional Affiliations

New Jersey Bar Association

Defense Research Institute