John G. Harnishfeger


Practice Area(s): Medical Malpractice,Personal Injury


Over Two Decades of Experience Fighting for the Rights of Others

John Harnishfeger is a partner at Murphy, Falcon & Murphy specializing in complex litigation. Mr. Harnishfeger previously served as an attorney and partner at The Cochran Firm in Washington, D.C. where he practiced for 14 years. His practice focuses primarily on medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and neglect, and personal injury litigation. Mr. Harnishfeger is a tenacious, tireless, and intrepid advocate for those who have suffered catastrophic harm and loss due to the neglect of corporations and individuals.

Mr. Harnishfeger deeply appreciates the responsibility of representing individuals who count on him to obtain the measure of justice that they deserve. He is particularly proud of the results that he has achieved on behalf of children whose lives have been forever changed due to substandard health care and other instances of neglect. Mr. Harnishfeger prides himself on his client service and enjoys listening to and understanding the clients that he represents.

Mr. Harnishfeger has obtained tens of millions of dollars for his deserving clients, and he is proud that his efforts have vastly improved their quality of life. He has never charged a client a fee without first obtaining a recovery for the client.

Mr. Harnishfeger is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia, the State of Maryland, and the Commonwealth of Virginia. He is a member of the Trial Lawyers Association of Washington, D.C., the Maryland Association for Justice, and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. He previously served as the Co-Chair of the Steering Committee of the Tort Law Section of the District of Columbia Bar, has presented on various litigation topics as an instructor for continuing legal education seminars, and has participated in numerous national meetings pertaining to his areas of practice. The American Registry recognized Mr. Harnishfeger for his exceptional work, selecting him for their Top Attorneys list.

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