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John P. Corcoran, Jr.
From serving his country as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps, to winning large verdicts for individuals and corporate clients today, Mr. Corcoran puts his broad and deep legal experience to work for our clients.
As a former Special Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia, he served as the federal prosecutor for five military installations. In that role, Mr. Corcoran charged and tried over 200 cases in federal bench and jury trials, and was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for exemplary service. At the JAG Corps, Mr. Corcoran aggressively tried to conclusion over 60 bench and jury trials, including such felonies as first-degree murder and narcotics distribution at the U.S. Naval Academy. He retired from the Navy Reserve as a Lieutenant Commander in 2010. Prior to joining Jones, Gregg in 1999, Mr. Corcoran was an associate at Sable, Makaroff & Gusky, where he worked in commercial litigation, construction, employment, and land use law.
Today, Mr. Corcoran advocates for our clients in the areas of business litigation, construction law, labor and employment law, copyright law, and immigration. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Duquesne University School of Law, where he teaches Alternative Dispute Resolution and Military Justice.
In 1994, Mr. Corcoran received his Juris Doctor degree from Duquesne University School of Law, where he was a Law Review Recent Decisions Editor. He earned a B.A. degree in Psychology and Philosophy from Wilkes University in 1990.
He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and Maryland. Mr. Corcoran is licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, the Supreme Court of Maryland, the United State Courts of Appeal for the Third and Fourth Circuits, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.
Mr. Corcoran is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association, the American Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Inns of Court.