Areas of Practice
- New York
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
- J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 1981
- B.A., Colgate University, 1977
John J. Fanning
John Fanning joined Cullen and Dykman LLP in 1983 and became a member of the firm in 1992. Prior to working at the firm, Mr. Fanning worked as an Assistant District Attorney in Kings County. At Cullen and Dykman LLP, Mr. Fanning has tried over one hundred tort cases involving premises liability, carbon monoxide poisoning, construction site accidents, fire damage, asbestos exposure, lead-based paint, and automobile accidents.
During his tenure at Cullen and Dykman LLP, Mr. Fanning has represented natural gas utilities, interstate natural gas pipelines and all manner of equipment companies. He has appeared for them at both trial and appellate levels in both Federal and State Courts. The cases he has handled include: breach of contract; insurance coverage disputes; defense of asbestos exposure claims; bankruptcy proceedings; defense of personal injury and property damage claims; defense of environmental clean-up claims; and condemnation claims. Recently, Mr. Fanning has focused on defending equipment companies and utilities involved in asbestos litigation nationwide.