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John is a director and shareholder of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. and practices out of the Canton office. John has practiced in Commercial and Business Law for over 27 years, serving as lead Trial Counsel on numerous matters and on a wide variety of legal business matters, nationally and internationally.


  • Brown University, B.A., 1988
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 1991

Professional Experience

  • Represents clients on regional, national and international levels
  • Provides counsel and advice in a wide array of matters including:
    • Contract negotiations and disputes
    • Non-compete agreements
    • Real estate, construction and environmental disputes
    • Shareholder and partner disputes
    • Labor and employment matters
    • Regulatory issues
    • International law
    • Patents, copyrights and trade secrets
  • John focuses his practice in the areas of Aerospace Systems/Aerospace Components and Defense
  • John also provides legal representation to clients in other industries which include
    • Medical devices and supply
    • Healthcare
    • Oil and Gas
    • Industrial coatings
    • Environmental
    • Automotive manufacturing and aftermarket
    • Software Development
    • Communications
    • Retail
    • Distributorships


Courts and Bar Associations

  • Ohio Bar 1991
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Claims
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • Member: Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member: Akron Bar Association
  • Member: Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Member: American Bar Association

Honors and Awards

  • Maintains AV® (highest rating) Rating in the Martindale Hubbell Law Directory