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John P. Duke

Office Managing Partner, Philadelphia; Partner, New York Corporate & Finance

Duke John

John P. Duke
Duke John
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John P. Duke's diverse corporate practice encompasses global M&A, joint ventures, corporate governance, public equity transactions and opportunistic financings.

He has represented public and private companies in connection with complex M&A, carve-out transactions, and strategic investments, and he has advised on dozens of capital markets transactions.

John also advises boards of directors and special committees on corporate governance matters, particularly those involving mergers and acquisitions, and helps clients with ongoing disclosure and securities law considerations.

Representative experience

A leading global developer and manufacturer of recombinant proteins in its auction and subsequent sale to a global supplier of scientific instrumentation, reagents, and consumables.

The board of directors of a leading provider of technology-enabled talent management solutions in multiple acquisitions and subsequent sale to a Fortune 20 technology company.

The special committee of the board of directors of a snack manufacturer in connection with the evaluation of strategic alternatives and investment transactions.

A developer of a 3D geolocation services in public company aspects of its merger with a special purpose acquisition company and subsequent listing on Nasdaq.

A rapidly growing, NYSE-listed cloud communications platform company in its acquisition of an AIM-listed enterprise communications software development company. 

A global life science technology company in its recapitalization and majority investment by a leading private equity firm. 

A leading consumer packaged goods company in the carve-out divestiture of its seafood business and the carve-out divestiture of its soup and infant feeding business.

A global manufacturer and distributor of high-performance building materials in the carve-out of its pipe, fittings, and foundations business and the sale of its North American distribution business.


  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1995
  • B.B.A., Loyola University Maryland, 1992
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Pennsylvania
  • New York


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