John F. Adkins

John Adkins represents clients in labor and employment law matters. He is past chair of the Labor and Employment Group, the Litigation Training Committee, and the National Pro Bono Committee. Before joining Bingham, Dana & Gould in 1972, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a defense lawyer, prosecutor, military judge and instructor at the Naval Justice School.

John regularly appears before state and federal agencies and courts throughout the New England region. He is principal author of Massachusetts Practice Series, Vol. 45, Employment Law, 2nd Ed. (Thomson/West 2003) and co-editor of Massachusetts Employment Law (MCLE 2011). John is also a management member of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the American Bar Association, Labor Law Council of the Massachusetts Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section of the Boston Bar Association, and the Litigation Curriculum Advisory Committee of Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Inc. He was a founding member of the Governor’s Advisory Board to the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and is a frequent lecturer on employment law matters.


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Areas of Practice 1) Employment and Labor, 2) Commercial Litigation, 3) Privacy and Security, 4) Charitable Advising and 5) Energy
Law School Cornell Law School, J.D., 1968
Education Cornell University, A.B., 1965
Bar Member / Association Massachusetts State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Bingham McCutchen LLP
A. Harrison Barnes
A. Harrison Barnes

A. Harrison Barnes is a well-known attorney throughout the United States. As a member of the Malibu community, Harrison is committed to serving the needs of Malibu residents and businesses in legal matters.

Andrew Hamilton
Andrew Hamilton

Andrew Hamilton is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice. Mr. Hamilton practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, securities law, and general corporate counseling.

Anthony C. DeCusatis
Anthony C. DeCusatis

Anthony C. DeCusatis is of counsel in Morgan Lewis's Energy Practice.He also represents and counsels utilities and nonutility energy suppliers on emerging issues created by the transition from regulation to competitive markets.