John Harnishfeger

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Health Care Attorney in Baltimore, MD

Murphy, Falcon & Murphy
 | 1 South Street, Suite 3000
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: 844-830-4995
Fax: 410-539-6599
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Health Care (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney John Harnishfeger is a partner with the Murphy Falcon Murphy law firm in Baltimore, Maryland. A highly rated trial lawyer with more than 26 years of legal experience, Mr. Harnishfeger focuses his practice on medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and other serious personal injury claims.

A deeply compassionate legal advocate, Mr. Harnishfeger finds great reward in being able to help so many across his region piece their lives back together after they suffered a debilitating injury or devastating loss as the result of someone else's negligence. He proudly takes on the responsibility of representing individuals and families in their most dire times of need, and he has recovered tens of millions of dollars for his plaintiff clients to help them cover their related expenses and to achieve some sense of justice for the tragedies they experienced.

Recognized for his exemplary professionalism and unwavering commitment to those he serves, Mr. Harnishfeger earned a listing in The American Registry's list of Top Attorneys. He has also received numerous accolades from his peers along with many positive reviews and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1989 graduate of Miami University in Ohio, Mr. Harnishfeger attended Ohio Northern University Claude W. Pettit College of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1992. The Maryland State Bar Association admitted him to practice the following year, and he is also licensed to practice in the District of Columbia as well as the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Harnishfeger once served as co-chair for the Tort Law Section Steering Committee of the District of Columbia Bar. He is also a member of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C., the District of Columbia Trial Lawyers Association, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and the Birth Trauma Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice. Furthermore, he is an active member of the Maryland State Bar Association and the Virginia State Bar, among his other professional affiliations.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Health Care (50%)

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (50%)


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Super Lawyers: 2014

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About John Harnishfeger

Admitted: 1993, Maryland

Professional Webpage:


  • Recognized in Top Attorneys by the American Registry

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Maryland Association for Justice
  • Maryland, 1993
  • Member, District of Columbia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Virginia State Bar
  • District of Columbia, 1996
  • Member, American Association for Justice, Birth Trauma Litigation Group
  • Member, Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.
  • Co-Chair, District of Columbia Bar, Steering Committee of the Tort Law Section
  • Virginia, 1994
  • Member, Maryland State Bar Association
  • Member, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association

Educational Background:

  • Miami University, B.A., 1989
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Office Location for John Harnishfeger

1 South Street
Suite 3000
Baltimore, MD 21202

Phone: 844-830-4995

Fax: 410-539-6599

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Last Updated: 11/2/2019

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