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John Francis Gough

John Francis Gough, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1961, New Jersey 1994, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1961, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1966, United States Supreme Court 1967.

Background

  • Gough, John Francis was born on November 28, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Joseph and Honora Veronica (Garrity) Gough.

  • Education

    • AB cum laude, St. Joseph's University, 1957. Juris Doctor, Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut, 1960.

    Career

    • Associate Erskine, Barbieri & Sheer, Philadelphia, 1960-1965, White and Williams, Philadelphia, 1965-1968, partner, 1968-1980, Toll, Ebby & Gough, Philadelphia, 1980-1987. Partner, chairman corporation department Abrahams & Loewenstein, 1987-1988. Partner Hoyle, Morris & Kerr, 1988-1992, Montgomery, Mccracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP, Philadelphia, 1992-1998, co-chair business bankruptcy section, 1998.

      Partner Hoyle, Morris & Kerr LLP, 1998-2000. Of counsel Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP, 2000—2005. Private practice, since 2005.

      Special counsel The Hoyle Law Firm, since 2008. Executive committee Eastern Dist Bankruptcy Conference, since 1989. Faculty co-chairman and lecturer Temple Graduate School Law C.L.E. Program, 1989-1992.

      Lecturer University Pennsylvania Graduate School, Temple Law School, since 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1961, New Jersey 1994, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1961, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1966, United States Supreme Court 1967.

    Works

    • Author course materials for professional and educational organizations.

    Membership

    President Highfield School Parent-Teachers Association, Plymouth, Pennsylvania, 1966-1968, Greene Towne Montessori School, Philadelphia, 1979-1980. Chairman Penjerdel region, member national executive committee Yale Law School Association, since 2002. Member executive committee, secretary Schuylkill River Development Corporation, since 2000.

    Chairman Tidal Schuylkill River Master Plan Task Force. Former president Rittenhouse Savoy Owners Association, 2005-2010. Member Center City Residents Association, Philadelphia, since 2005.

    Member Pennsylvania Bar Association, American Law Institute, Philadelphia Bar Association (president Junior Bar Association 1964-1965), Hospital Attorneys Southeast Pennsylvania (president 1977-1979), American Bankruptcy Institute (board certified in business bankruptcy), Yale Club Philadelphia.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, gardening, exercise.

    Connections

    • Married Natalie Smith, March 8, 1984. Children: David, Robert, J. Joseph II, Richard, Jonathan, Kristin.
    • father: John Joseph Gough
    • mother: Honora Veronica (Garrity) Gough
    • spouse: Natalie Smith
    • children: David Gough
    • Robert Gough
    • J. Joseph II Gough
    • Richard Gough
    • Jonathan Gough
    • Kristin Gough
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