John M. Hafen

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Frisco, Texas

Hanshaw Kennedy Hafen, LLP
John M. Hafen
Hanshaw Kennedy Hafen, LLP

Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Business & Corporate, Employment & Labor; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2007

Education: Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, French, Spanish

Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2016

Hanshaw Kennedy Hafen, LLP

1415 Legacy Drive
Suite 350
Frisco, TX 75034 Visit website


John M. Hafen is a partner at the law firm Hanshaw Kennedy Hafen, LLP, located in Frisco, Texas, with more than 14 years of legal experience. He takes on cases involving employment law, health care law, business law and partnership disputes. 

Mr. Hafen has taken on a varied range of complex commercial litigation, emphasizing on noncompete, trade secret, business and estate litigation. He also has immense experience counseling businesses, from startups to midsized established companies, helping them to understand the risks and how to protect assets.

With a “Superb” rating on Avvo, Mr. Hafen has a reputation for being knowledgeable, attentive and responsive throughout his clients’ cases. He communicates well and helps his clients understand the available legal options and what will work best for them. With an unwavering commitment to his clients’ interests and needs, he is a compassionate attorney and a fierce advocate for their rights. 

Mr. Hafen has a Bachelor of Arts degree in international studies from Brigham Young University and went on to pursue law at the SMU Dedman School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor. During law school, he served as an associate editor at the Institute for Transnational Arbitration. 

An active affiliate with the State Bar of Texas, Mr. Hafen is also active in the American Bar Association, the J. Reuben Clark Law Society and the American Health Law Association. He is admitted to practice in the states of Colorado and Texas and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Practice areas

Business Litigation, Business/Corporate, Employment & Labor: Employee, Health Care

Focus areas

Employment Law - Employee, Health & Health Care Law

First Admitted: 2007, Texas

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • Texas State Bar
  • Colorado State Bar
  • American Health Law Association
  • Reuben Clark Law Society
  • American Bar Association
Educational Background:
  • Brigham Young University

Office location for John M. Hafen

1415 Legacy Drive
Suite 350
Frisco, TX 75034

Phone: 972-731-6500


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2016

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