John P. Flaherty

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John P. Flaherty

Senior Partner

Professional Profile

John P. Flaherty is a Senior Partner in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Mr. Flaherty is a trial attorney focusing on personal injury defense work. He has defended many different types of cases, including medical malpractice, aviation, construction site accidents, products liability, motor vehicle liability claims, premises, civil rights, school and municipal liability issues. He has tried over 100 cases to verdict in both State and Federal Courts.

Mr. Flaherty has lectured on trial techniques and medical issues, for the New York County Lawyer’s Association, Nassau County Bar Association, and the New York State Bar Association.

He has also conducted seminars on trial tactics and strategy in medical malpractice cases, including mock trials, at the New York University Medical School, St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, the Suffolk County Podiatry Association, and the Suffolk County Medical Society. Mr. Flaherty has received Martindale-Hubbell, Inc.’s highest “AV” Rating.

Practice Areas

  • General Liability Defense
    • Educational Institution Defense
    • Municipal Defense
    • Motor Vehicle Liability Defense
    • Premises Liability Defense
    • Products Liability Defense
  • Professional Liability
  • Personal Injury


  • Fordham Law School
  • Villanova University
  • Columbia University School of Law Masters Program
  • Molloy College School of Nursing


  • New York State Bar
  • US Supreme Court
  • US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • US District Court for the District of Hawaii
  • US Court of Military Appeals
  • Hawaii State Bar


  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Hawaii State Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • Nassau-Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association
  • Suffolk County Bar Association

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