Darrell John is a Managing Partner in the firm’s Litigation group. He focuses his practice on the defense of business entities against commercial, construction accident (New York State Labor Law), construction defect, design defect, environmental, personal injury, products liability, and property damage claims. He also counsels carriers and policy holders on insurance coverage issues. In the course of litigation, Darrell employs his knowledge and expertise to steer matters toward favorable outcomes for the firm’s clients including early resolution and summary disposition. He has taken successful defense verdicts, and has argued successful appeals in New York and Massachusetts. Darrell currently co-chairs the firm’s Construction Litigation and General/Complex Tort and Trial Practice Unit. In addition, he supervises the firm’s federal court practice.
Darrell counsels the firm’s business clients with an understanding of their objectives, activities, and structure on issues of contract drafting and contract interpretation. He also counsels them on issues of litigation avoidance, risk tolerance and mitigation. Darrell is a member of the Defense Association of New York (DANY). He co-chairs DANY’s Insurance Law committee.