John H. Snyder is recognized as a forceful trial advocate and creative legal strategist. John's litigation practice encompasses a wide variety of commercial matters, with an emphasis on partnership/closely-held company disputes.   John also serves as counselor and personal advisor to executives and entrepreneurs. John handles a limited number of matters at a given time to assure that every matter receives the personal attention it deserves.

John has an international practice, and regularly calls upon his network of highly-qualified boutique law firms to assist him in serving his clients' needs around the world.

John has been recognized as being among the Top 100 litigators in the State of New York, and has been selected to SuperLawyers each year since 2013.  John is a 2002 graduate of Harvard Law School and has operated his own law firm since 2010.




J.D., Harvard Law School (2002)

A.B., Brown University (1999)
Magna Cum Laude
Phi Beta Kappa

Royce Fellow


New York


Supreme Court of the United States
Second Circuit Court of Appeals
Southern District of New York
Eastern District of New York


Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in New York State, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2016-2017

SuperLawyers, 2016-2017 (Business Litigation, Closely Held Business); SuperLawyers "Rising Star," 2013-2015

"Top 40 Under 40" Litigators in New York State, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2014-2015

Avvo "Superb" Rating


Court Appointed Mediator, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (2012-present)


Hon. A. Richard Caputo
Middle District of Pennsylvania
(Law Clerk, 2002-2003)