Bar and Court Admissions
- Louisiana State and Federal Courts
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., cum laude, 1996
- Named to the Georgetown Law Journal
Duke University, cum laude, 1992
John P. FarnsworthMember
- New Orleans
- T: 504.593.0855
- 546 Carondelet Street
- F: 504.596.0855
- New Orleans, LA 70130-3588
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Mr. Farnsworth joined Stone Pigman in 1999, after practicing in Washington, D.C. for three years, and he is a member of the firm. His practice includes oil and gas litigation, class actions, toxic tort, medical malpractice, and products liability claims, with a particular emphasis on pharmaceutical products. Mr. Farnsworth has experience with complex and multidistrict litigation.
Defending legacy oilfield site lawsuits for major oil and gas companies.
Represents a number of South Louisiana nursing homes in connection with medical malpractice claims.
Defending pharmaceutical manufacturer Purdue Pharma against product liability claims raised in multiple lawsuits across Louisiana concerning the prescription medication OxyContin.
Obtained dismissals of claims filed against Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. in national consolidated multidistrict litigation involving PPA (phenylpropanolamine).
Represented international energy development company in an appeal before the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal.
Honors & Awards
Mr. Farnsworth has been named to The Best Lawyers in America for his work in the field of commercial litigation. He is AV® Preeminent™ peer review rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Honors & Awards
- August 18, 2014
- August 15, 2013
- November 1, 2012
- September 11, 2012
Professional and Civic Activities
Mr. Farnsworth is a member of the American, Louisiana State and New Orleans Bar Associations and is a community volunteer through various church and school groups.