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Admitted to Practice

  • New York, 2003
  • Massachusetts, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2012
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 2015

John M. Magliery

John M. Magliery is a seasoned commercial litigator with 15 years of experience in state and federal court, arbitration, mediation, and before regulatory agencies nationwide. His practice focuses on themed retail entertainment attractions, real property, and insurance. John represents clients in contract, labor and employment, consumer protection, accessibility, leasing, construction, and intellectual property disputes, and advises on a broad range of transactional matters. He routinely represents clients before administrative bodies including the EEOC, the NLRB, and FINRA, in addition to the American Arbitration Association and JAMS. John also litigates many general commercial and business tort matters.

Themed Retail Entertainment Attractions
John is a 360-degree lawyer for themed entertainment attractions. He and his colleagues provide advice and counseling, transactional, and litigation services in all of the areas that are important to themed attractions, such as intellectual property, employment, consumer, advertising, and licensing law, making the firm a one-stop shop for retail entertainment attractions.

Real Property
John aids lenders and borrowers in financing disputes, represents developers and contractors in construction and design defect lawsuits, and represents commercial landlords and tenants in lease disputes. He also handles leasing and property licensing, construction contracts, early start agreements, and other transactional matters relating to leasing and construction.

John litigates complex insurance and reinsurance coverage disputes in state and federal court and in arbitration concerning workers compensation, professional liability, general commercial liability, and financial products insurance. He also provides insurance claims assessments and advice in procurement.

John has litigated restrictive covenant and departing partner and employee disputes, wage and hour class actions, EEOC complaints, and NLRB charges. He has also conducted employee categorization and reclassification audits. John has extensive experience with Americans with Disabilities Act claims, and he and his colleagues are at the forefront of defending website accessibility cases.

General Commercial Litigation
John has litigated dozens of business disputes involving breach of contract, tortious interference, fraud, unfair competition, misappropriation of trade secrets, employee raiding, usurpation of corporate opportunities, breach of fiduciary duties, and others.

Additional Qualifications

  • Member, 2010-2016; Associate, 2004-2009 – Johnson Gallagher Magliery LLC, New York, N.Y.
  • Litigation Associate, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, New York, N.Y., 2002-2004
  • Summer Associate, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, New York, N.Y., 2001
  • Law Clerk, U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Columbia, Washington, D.C., 2000

Professional & Community Activities

  • Real Property Section; Litigation Section – American Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
  • Themed Entertainment Association