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June 15th, 2015
John B. Harris Joins Frankfurt Kurnit as a Professional Responsibility Partner
June 15, 2015 New York, N.Y. - Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, PC has added John B. Harris as a partner in the firm’s Professional Responsibility Group. Mr. Harris will also be a member of the firm’s White Collar Defense and Litigation Groups, and will join the editorial board of the law firm’s New York Legal Ethics Reporter. Mr. Harris joined the firm today.
“John Harris is one of the country’s finest legal ethics and white collar defense litigators,” said Frankfurt Kurnit Professional Responsibility Group Chair Ronald Minkoff. “We are thrilled that he is joining us.”
In his legal ethics and professional responsibility practice, Mr. Harris defends law firms, lawyers, and other professionals against claims of legal malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty and fraud. He also frequently represents law firms in disputes with current and former partners. Mr. Harris currently serves as a member of the State Bar Professional Discipline Committee, and is a past Chair of the Professional Responsibility Committee of the New York City Bar Association, among other significant bar committee posts.
Mr. Harris also represents individuals and entities who are the subjects of either criminal or regulatory investigations. He represents public figures, corporate executives, and securities industry professionals against a wide variety of fraud and insider trading claims. In addition, he has advised on research analyst independence issues, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act cases, and "spy shop" matters.
Mr. Harris has litigated matters in New York State and federal courts (Southern and Eastern Districts), and appeared in numerous SEC, FINRA and Departmental Disciplinary Committee proceedings. He is a graduate of New York University School of Law (JD, 1985), where he was a member of the Annual Survey of American Law, and Yale University (BA, cum laude, 1978). Before joining Frankfurt Kurnit, he was a partner at Stillman & Friedman, P.C. and Ballard Spahr LLP. He has been recognized in Super Lawyers magazine as a New York-area Super Lawyer for eight consecutive years.
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Frankfurt Kurnit Adds Privacy & Data Security Partner Rick Borden
Rick Borden has joined Frankfurt Kurnit as a partner in its Privacy & Data Security Group. Mr. Borden, who will be based in the firm’s New York office, joins Frankfurt Kurnit from Willkie Farr & Gallagher. Read more.
September 12 2022
Partner Tyler Maulsby Elected President-Elect of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers
On Saturday, August 6, 2022 the members of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL) elected Tyler Maulsby as President-Elect at the organization's 2022 Annual Meeting. Read more.
August 8 2022
Introducing Frankfurt Kurnit’s Employment Law Blog and Vlog
We are pleased to share the news that we have launched the Employment Law blog: Employment Law Bytes - Quick Takes on Legal Developments Affecting Your Workplace and the Employment Law vlog TLDR. Read more.
September 30 2021