John F. Flaherty, Of Counsel
John F. Flaherty
Of Counsel
Tel: (212) 688-5151
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Professional Profile

Mr. Flaherty has a broad range of professional experience in a multitude of corporate-related areas.  His work for corporations and other organizations involves day-to-day planning and problem solving in contractual, securities, trade and intellectual property matters. He is experienced in the financing, restructuring and acquisition and sale of corporations and other businesses.

Memberships and Affiliations

The American Bar Association
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
The University Club
The Society of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick

Professional and Community Involvement

Mr. Flaherty has served on the boards of directors of a number of corporations, as well as several community organizations.  Some are as follows:

  • New York City Economic Development Corporation
  • Mercy  College
  • New England Society at the City of New York
  • The Christopher’s, Inc.
  • The Fifth Avenue Association Business Improvement District (B.I.D.)

Articles, Publications and Lectures

Co-author, “Starting a Business in the United States: A Practical Guide to Legal Issues (3rd Edition)”

Co-author, “Locating in the United States” series of legal guides


LLM, New York University, Taxation, 1969
LLB, St. John’s University, 1962
B.A., St. John’s University, 1959

Bar Admissions

New York

Court Admissions

U.S. Tax Court, 1968
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second, Fifth, Ninth and Eleventh Circuits, 1977