John A. Farnsworth

John A. Farnsworth


Recognized since 2022

New Haven, Connecticut

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

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John is a special counsel in the litigation and arbitration team at Withers Bergman LLP. He is a trial lawyer in the firm’s commercial litigation team. He practices in the areas of complex trust and probate litigation in state and federal courts, both at the trial and appellate levels. Outside of the courtroom, John advises directors, officers, shareholders, investors, trustees and beneficiaries on corporate governance and fiduciary issues and conduct in an effort to minimize litigation risk.


  • 157 Church Street, 12th Floor
    New Haven, CT 06510-2100


  • Brandeis University, B.A.
  • Suffolk University , J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1998
  • Massachusetts, 1998
  • New York, 2006


  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys - Member
  • The Society of Trust and Estates Practitioners - Member

Headquarters: New York, New York

26 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

6 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

Full Firm Profile

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation

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