John F. Lang

John F. Lang: Attorney with Law Offices of John F. Lang, PLLC
  • Founder and Principal Attorney at Law Offices of John F. Lang, PLLC (5 Attorneys)
  • One Grand Central Place, 60 East 42nd Street, Suite 4700, New York, NY 10165-0006
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  • John Lang's practice is devoted largely to New York estate and trust litigation; will contests; accounting proceedings, fiduciary disputes, probate controversies, and Surrogate's Court practice.
  • Peer Reviews
    5.0/5.0 (24)
    Client Reviews
    80% Recommended (5)
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Biography

HONORS: Named a "2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Trusts and Estates" by Martindale Hubbell and one of 2013's "Top 100 Trusts and Estates Lawyers in New York State" by the American Society of Litigation Advocates; recognized by Thomson-Reuters Super Lawyers as one of the "Top Lawyers" in the New York Metro Area (2013); fellow of the Litigation Council of America, a trial lawyer honorary society; recipient of a "Superb" rating in 2013 from Avvo (10.0 out of 10.0), the consumer site that rates professionals. Honored member of the Worldwide Who's Who Registry for Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs; Kentucky Governor Martha Layne Collins honored John Lang in 1986 by commissioning him as a Kentucky Colonel. WRITINGS: Author of The Executive's Guide To Depositions: A Practical Reference Explaining The Deposition Stage Of Pre-trial Discovery In Commercial Litigation, Aspatore Books (Thomson-West, 2008); author of the lead chapter entitled "White Collar Crime Attorneys Add Value," in The Executive's Guide to Understanding the Laws Behind White Collar Crime, Aspatore Books (Thompson-West, 2006); ; the co-author of "Patenting Business Methods and Systems; the Aftermath of State Street Bank and Trust Co. v. Signature Financial," The Banking Law Journal (March/April 2000); and the co-author of "Safeguarding Business from the Threat of White Collar Crime," Directors Monthly, (October 1997). PRESENTATIONS: To the Litigation Counsel of America’s Renaissance Symposium VI (at Harvard Club, N.Y.C.) entitled "Preparation. Inspiration, and Perspiration: Lessons Learned in Trying to Win the So-Called Impossible Case" (2012); as a faculty member of LawReviewCLE.com, speaker in a program at the N.Y.C. Bar Association entitled “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Litigating in Probate Court,” topics included Discovery and Motion Practice, Mediation in Estate Litigation, and Tax Implications of Settlements of Probate Litigation (2013); as faculty member of Lawline.com, presentation entitled “Winning the Tough Case by Embracing the Negative” (2013); speaker in the recorded seminar, Preventive Measures for Executives to Avoid White Collar Crime Situations, ReedLogic Video Leadership Seminars (DVD, 2006).

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Estate Litigation
  • Trust Litigation
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Surrogates Court Practice
  • Trial Practice
  • Business Litigation
  • International Litigation
  • Securities Litigation
  • SEC Enforcement
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • International Criminal Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
866-475-7718  Phone
212-300-0646  Phone
212-300-0648  Fax
www.attorneylang.com
University Attended:
City College of the City University of New York, B.A., 1964
Law School Attended:
Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1967
Year of First Admission:
1970
Admission:
1974, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1984, U.S. Court of International Trade; 1986, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky; 1981, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York; 1984, U.S. Tax Court; 1974, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; 1997, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; 1988, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; 2007, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1974, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 1978, U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York; 2006, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; 1970, New York; 2007, U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Small Law Firm Committee); New York State Bar Association (Trusts and Estates Law Section, Estates Litigation Committee), and American Bar Association (Real Property, Trust and Probate Law Section; International Law Section, and Criminal Justice Section).
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Military:
U.S. Marine Corps served with 26th Marine Regiment in Vietnam, 1967-1969
Special Agencies:
Assistant District Attorney and Deputy Chief, Frauds Bureau, New York County District Attorney's Office (1970-1977); Special Assistant Attorney General and Chief Assistant to Special Prosecutor, New York State Attorney General's Office (1977-1980).
ISLN:
905642886
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (24 reviews)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 02/01/12 in Litigation

    I have known John Lang for over 20 years and have worked with him on numerous complex litigations. John is an extraordinary litigator with extraordinary skills. He is one of the best litigators in New York City.

    I have known John Lang for over 20 years and have worked with him on numerous complex litigations. John is an extraordinary litigator with extraordinary skills. He is one of the best litigators in New York City. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 01/22/12 in Commercial Litigation

    I've have worked closely with John Lang. He is an excellent attorney!!

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Client Reviews

  • 4.2/5.0 (5 reviews)
  • 80% (4 recommendations)
  • Silver Client Champion
  • Communication

    4.2/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    4.2/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    4.2/5.0
  • Value for Money

    4.2/5.0
  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 03/02/16 in Trusts and Estates.

    John helped in a very difficult situation involving the disposition of my dad's estate and a Final Release I had signed. It was complex with issues of ethics and alleged fraud and the very deep pockets of our opponent, her firm, and her insurance co... Read more

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    John helped in a very difficult situation involving the disposition of my dad's estate and a Final Release I had signed. It was complex with issues of ethics and alleged fraud and the very deep pockets of our opponent, her firm, and her insurance company.
    With his skilled and dedicated team of specialized attorneys and assistants, formal and informal consultations with other experts, we were able, cost-effectively, to bring the matter to a substantial settlement in my favor. 110% recommended. Read less

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  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 02/26/15 in Trusts and Estates.

    John Lang is not only an extraordinary lawyer, he is at the center of an equally extraordinary network of specialists who extend and complement his expertise. This multidisciplinary network brings the depth and excellence one might expect in a large... Read more

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    John Lang is not only an extraordinary lawyer, he is at the center of an equally extraordinary network of specialists who extend and complement his expertise. This multidisciplinary network brings the depth and excellence one might expect in a large firm to a small firm experience. Read less

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