John F. Hartmann

John Hartmann

is a litigation partner concentrating in shareholder, antitrust and commercial litigation. A former federal prosecutor and an experienced trial lawyer, John also handles white collar criminal matters and internal investigations. In addition to representing issuers, auditors and directors and officers in a wide variety of securities fraud cases, including several large matters arising out of accounting irregularities, John has litigated large antitrust and consumer fraud class actions, insurance coverage cases and other large commercial disputes. He has also represented numerous clients in connection with SEC and government inquiries regarding securities, antitrust, health care and environmental matters, and has conducted internal investigations for management, boards of directors and special committees.

John was recognized in the 2014 edition of The Legal 500 U.S. for Securities: Shareholder Litigation. Clients called him an "excellent litigator" and "good in the courtroom." He was also mentioned in the article, "Big Suits: Conseco Bankruptcy" from the March 2003 issue of The American Lawyer.

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Areas of Practice 1) Antitrust & Competition, 2) Litigation, 3) Commercial Litigation, 4) Securities & Shareholder Litigation, 5) Gov’t & Internal Investigations, 6) Product Liability & Mass Tort Litigation and 7) Accountant Liability Litigation
Law School University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 1987
Education University of Minnesota, B.S., 1984
Bar Member / Association State bar of Illinois
Most recent firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP
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