John E. Thornton, Jr.

John E. Thornton, Jr.

Associate, Miami

Email john.thornton@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 305 459 6521

Fax +1 305 459 6550

Practice groupLitigation

Passion for subtle nuance and thorough pragmatism underscore John Thornton's approach to litigation and dispute resolution in state and federal court. John serves clients as counsel for the situation, and he offers proactive legal solutions to complex business challenges.

John's experience includes a diverse range of complex civil litigation, investigations, and pro bono matters. He has counseled some of the United States' largest health insurance providers, educational institutions, leading energy companies, mortgage loan servicers, and major financial institutions.

John has defended clients against claims involving breach of contract, tortious interference, deceptive and unfair trade practices, collection practices, ERISA, and the False Claims Act.

Before joining Hogan Lovells, John served as a law clerk for the Honorable Donald L. Graham, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Before clerking, John worked for a Chicago-based global law firm. There, he represented clients in complex civil litigation and securities and shareholder litigation. He also defended clients against SEC investigations and conducted internal investigations for various companies. He also completed a Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) Graduate Fellowship at the Center for Conflict Resolution while studying for the Illinois bar exam, where he was certified as a mediator and mediated numerous cases in Illinois state court.

While at the University of Miami School of Law, John served as Articles and Comments Editor of the Inter-American Law Review.

Education and admissions

Education

J.D., University of Miami School of Law, cum laude, 2014

B.S.B.A., University of Florida, 2011

Memberships

Member, American Bar Association

Member, Federal Bar Association

President, Gator Club of Miami

Bar admissions and qualifications

Florida

Illinois

Court admissions

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Related practices

Litigation
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