John K. McElligott: Lawyer with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

John K. McElligott

John K. McElligott is a member of Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin's professional liability group.
Phone(212) 376-6405

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  • Appellate Litigation
  • Post-Trial Litigation
University University of Notre Dame, A.B., 1972
Law SchoolNew York Law School, New York, New York, J.D., 1975
Admitted1976, New York

John's legal practice focuses on appellate and post-trial advocacy, dealing with a wide variety of substantive matters. He also assists insurance clients regarding coverage matters and continues to prepare memos on his clients' behalf at various stages of litigation. John began his legal career as a court attorney with the Appellate Division, First Department, and then spent ten years as law secretary to Associate Justice Joseph P. Sullivan. In this capacity, John worked closely with the Justice Sullivan on a myriad of matters, both civil and criminal.

In 1990 John became an associate with a New York firm that pioneered maritime and insurance law, where he focused his practice in aviation law and defense of personal injury maritime lawsuits. He then rejoined the Appellate Division, First Department in 1998, where he served as a supervisor of court attorneys. John was also assigned to special projects, which included working on the elimination of the court's lengthy backlog on decisions, a project which resulted in bringing the caseload current. He also worked with Associate Justice Eugene Nardelli from 2008 to 2010. John retired from the Appellate Division in 2010 and commenced work with Marshall Dennehey on an of counsel basis in 2011.

John attended the University of Notre Dame, where he graduated in 1972. John earned his juris doctor from New York Law School in 1975. John has also taught in the Paralegal Studies Program at New York University.

Year Joined Organization: 2011


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John K. McElligott

88 Pine Street, 21st Floor
New YorkNY 10005


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