John Kerkorian
John Kerkorian

John G. Kerkorian

Partner

kerkorianj@ballardspahr.com
Tel 602.798.5408
Fax 602.798.5595
Phoenix

John G. Kerkorian is Managing Partner of the Phoenix office. He has wide-ranging civil litigation experience, with emphasis on disputes involving contract breaches, business torts, commercial acquisitions and investments, real estate and mortgages, partnership matters, trade secret misappropriation, and business terminations. In addition, Mr. Kerkorian regularly handles employment-related disputes involving restrictive covenants, harassment, and discrimination.

Mr. Kerkorian is also a member of the Privacy and Data Security Group, providing assistance with investigations and litigation, as well as pre-litigation planning, E-Discovery, and contract analysis.

Mr. Kerkorian is a member of Ballard Spahr's Elected Board.

Professional Activities

American Bar Association
State Bar of Arizona
State Bar of California

Recognition & Accomplishments

The Best Lawyers in America, commercial litigation, 2012-2016

AV Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

Named to Southwest Super Lawyers, 2014-2015

Speaking Engagements

Presenter, "Lessons Learned from Target and Anthem Data Breaches: Current Trends in Data Privacy Litigation and FTC Enforcement," Ballard Spahr webinar, April 23, 2015

Panelist, "Staying in Bounds: Understanding Today's Legal Landscape in Sports," Ballard Spahr webinar, November 5, 2013

Panelist, "Data Collection Guidelines for Corporate Wellness Programs," Arizona Society of Human Resources Management, October 2007

Lecturer, "Mediation Skills and Strategies," Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, October 2008

Board Memberships

Arizona Science Center, Trustee

Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law (J.D. 1988)

Stanford University (A.B. 1984)

Arizona

California

U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit