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About John

Throughout his career, Mr. Harkins has been engaged in complex litigation involving issues of corporate, securities and antitrust law, contracts, intellectual property and ERISA, frequently arguing such cases in appellate courts. Mr. Harkins has also served as an advisor on a wide variety of corporate issues and transactions. He has advised directors on their fiduciary and other duties, corporate clients on disclosure issues, special committees in the investigation of alleged corporate wrongdoing, and corporations on the defenses available to them under Pennsylvania law against hostile takeover bids. He has also appeared on behalf of defendants in many derivative actions.

work Experience

Former Partner and Chairman
Pepper, Hamilton & Scheetz
Jan. 1, 1958 - Jan. 1, 1992
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Partner
Harkins Cunningham LLP
Jan. 1, 1992 - Current
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school Education

University of Pennsylvania Law School
L.L.B
- 1958

University of Pennsylvania
B.A.
- 1953

bookmark Awards

Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Top 100, Business Litigation
Super Lawyers Magazine
2015
Leading Lawyer in Business Litigation
Chambers USA
2015
Antitrust, Securities, Bet-the-Company and Commercial Litigation
Best Lawyers in America
2015
Securities, Antitrust, ERISA, Contracts, Intellectual Property
AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell
2014
Leading Litigation Lawyer
The Legal Media Group's Expert Guide to the World's Finest Lawyers
2014
Recognized for 30 years
Best Lawyers in America
2014
Antitrust, Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property
Benchmark Litigation
2014

group Associations

Fellow
American College of Trial Lawyers
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Member
Pennsylvania Bar Association
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Member
American Bar Association
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Admitted
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
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Admitted
United States District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania
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Admitted
United States Court of Appeals for the Third, Fourth, Fifth, Seventh, Ninth, Tenth and Eleventh Circuits
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Admitted
United States Supreme Court
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Former Chairman of the Board of Overseers
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
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Former member of the Board of Overseers
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Former member and Chairman of the Board of Advisors
University of Pennsylvania, Institute for Law and Economics
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Former Vice Chairman and Trustee
University of Pennsylvania Health System
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Emeritus Trustee
University of Pennsylvania
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Member
American Law Institute
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Member
Philadelphia Bar Association
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