New York trust and estate litigations,will contests, estate administration; concierge-level serviceNew York commercial litigation; state and federal courts; trials, arbitrations, and mediations.
United States Marine Corps, 1967-1969 (service in Vietnam as a member of the 26th Marine Regiment, saw combat during the Tet Offensive).
New York State; United States Supreme Court; United States Tax Court; United States International Court of Trade; United States Courts of Appeals for the Second and Fifth Circuits; United States District Courts for the Eastern, Southern, Western, and Northern Districts of New York, the Connecticut District, the Northern District of California, the Northern District of Texas, and the Eastern District of Kentucky.
Articles about Pro Bono Work
• "Donor Profile: John Lang." Inside Children's Rights Fall 2008:7.
- A description of John Lang's contributions to child welfare reform.
• "Settlement Reached in Mississippi Child Welfare Suit." The Clarion Ledger 8 Nov. 2007.
- Reporting on child welfare class action in Mississippi.
• "Public Interest Projects," by Thomas Adcock. New York Law Journal 4 Aug. 2006
- Referencing John Lang's pro bono work as lead counsel.
• "Lives That Legal Angels Saved," by Susan Littwin. Corporate Board Member Magazine
8.4: Jul/Aug 2005
- Discussing John Lang's child welfare advocacy.
|NY||Due to Register within 30 Days of Birthday||1970||02/24/2022|
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2016|
|New York Metro Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Peer Review Rated "AV Preeminent" (5.0 - Highest Rating)||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Designated a "Top Rated Lawyer in Trusts and Estates"||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Best for Trusts and Estates Litigation||Acquisition International Magazine||2015|
|Corporate America Legal Elite -- Best for Probate Litigation||Corporate America Magazine||2015|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers Association||2015|
|Premier 100 Trial Attorney||American Academy of Trial Attorneys||2015|
|Top 100 Trusts and Estates Lawyer" - New York State||American Society of Litigation Advocates||2013|
|Professional and Community Service Award||Loeb & Loeb||2006|
|Kentucky Colonel||Governor of Kentucky||1986|
|American Jurisprudence Award||Lawyers Cooperative Publishing||1966|
|Kelly Prize for Excellence in Debate||City University of New York, City College||1964|
|Principal and Founder||Law Offices of John F. Lang, PLLC||2016 - Present|
|Founding Partner||Lang & Kontoroff LLP||2014 - 2016|
|Principal and Founder||Law Offices of John F. Lang||2010 - 2014|
|Partner, Litigation Department||Loeb and Loeb LLP||1991 - 2010|
|Partner, Litigation Department||Gaston & Snow||1990 - 1991|
|Partner, Litigation Department||Pollner, Mezan& Stolzberg||1984 - 1990|
|Associate||Phillips Lytle Hitchcock Blaine & Huber||1980 - 1984|
|Special Assistant Attorney General, Special Prosecutions||New York Attorney General's Office||1977 - 1980|
|Assistant District Attorney, Deputy Chief, Frauds Bureau||New York County (Manhattan) District Attorney's Office||1970 - 1977|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|Litigation Counsel of America||Fellow||2011 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section; International Law Section||Member||1995 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association, Trust and Estates Law Section||Member||1995 - Present|
|Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Small Law Firm Committee||Member||1995 - Present|
|Aspatore Books, a Division of Thomson-West||The Executive's Guide to Depositions: A Practical Reference Explaining the Deposition||2008|
|Aspatore Books, a division of Thomson-West||White Collar Crime Attorneys Add Value,” lead chapter in The Executive's Guide to Understanding White Collar Crime||2006|
|The Banking Law Journal, March/April 2000||Patenting Business Methods and Systems; the Aftermath of State Street Bank (Co-Author)||2000|
|Directors Monthly||Safeguarding Business from the Threat of White Collar Crime.” (Co-Author)||1997|
|Fordham University School of Law||Juris Doctor||1967|
|City University of New York, City College||Bachelor or Arts||1964|
|Live Presentation and Webinar at Lawline.com||Winning the Tough Case by Embracing the Negative||2013|
|Live Presentation and Webinar at N.Y. City Bar Assn.||Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Litigating in Probate Court||2013|
|Litigation Counsel of America Renaissance Symposium VI at the Harvard Club||Preparation, Inspiration, and Perspiration: Lessons Learned in Trying to Win the So-Called Impossible Case||2012|
|Estate of Kohn||Forged will declared nullity by jury.|
|United States v. Mullen.||Dismissal of all charges.|
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