- Business & Finance
- Securities Regulation
- Securities Industry
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Private Equity
- Joint Ventures & Strategic Alliances
- Private Equity M&A
- Real Estate Investment Trusts
- Broker-Dealer & Capital Markets Regulation
- Investment Management
- Washington Government Relations & Public Policy
- Financial Services
- Bank Regulatory
honors + affiliations
Vice Chair, State Bar of California, Executive Committee of the Business Law Section
Former Chair, State Bar of California, Education Committee of the Business Section
Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Business and Corporations Section Executive Committee
Chair, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Broker-Dealer Committee
Chair, Annual Securities Regulation Seminars, Co-Sponsored by Securities and Exchange Commission
General Counsel of BISA (Banks in Insurance and Securities Association)
President, Association of Securities and Exchange Commission Alumni
Case and Notes Editor, The Tax Lawyer
Former Member, The Tax Lawyer Executive Board
Listed, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2004–2012)
Listed, The Best Lawyers in America (1993–2011)
Listed, Southern California Super Lawyers (2004–2010)
Listed as Recommended, Corporate M&A, PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook 2008
- District of Columbia
- Los Angeles
300 South Grand Ave, 22nd Fl.
Los Angeles, CA 90071-3132
John F. Hartigan is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice. He advises clients, including some of the nation's largest financial institutions, on a variety of subjects, including securities law issues, broker-dealer matters, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement, insurance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance.
Mr. Hartigan, who was with the SEC for more than eight years and served as Branch Chief and Assistant Director of the Division of Enforcement, is a frequent lecturer, panelist and author on topics relating to securities law, institutions and broker-dealers.
Mr. Hartigan is admitted to practice in California and the District of Columbia.
- Georgetown University Law Center, 1975, J.D.
- University of Illinois, 1972, B.S.