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JOHN S. MCGOWAN

 

John is a Partner at the firm who is admitted to the New York and New Jersey State Bars as well as the Southern and Eastern District Courts of New York and the District Court of New Jersey. Education: St. John’s University School of Law (J.D. 1988); Fairfield University (B.A. 1985). John’s practice has been focused on the defense of asbestos litigation matters in New York and New Jersey since 1991. John has represented corporations in all phases of litigation in both New York and New Jersey, including trials, motion practice and discovery.  John is well versed in handling all aspects of a case from inception through trial.  He is a skilled and well-respected litigator in both the New York and New Jersey State and Federal Courts.

John has represented numerous global equipment manufacturers, distributors and contractors in various litigation matters throughout New York and New Jersey including personal injury, product liability, general liability, aviation, SEC investigations, property damage, construction defect, and subrogation matters.  He has been involved in all aspects of general product and toxic tort litigation including performing lead examination in depositions, preparing experts, negotiating settlements, developing litigation strategies and defense, arguing motions for summary judgment and trial.  In addition to his strong litigation skills, having had his own practice for many years, John can effectively manage and  navigate a high volume of cases without compromising service and communication to our clients.  

 

Contact John directly at: jmcgowan@pdltlaw.com