John D. Talbot

Business Development Director Philadelphia
Phone: (215) 988-2678
Fax: (215) 988-2757


John D. Talbot is the Business Development Director for the firm’s Corporate and Securities group, overseeing business development and growth efforts for more than 100 lawyers throughout the firm. John is particularly focused on four key practice areas: private equity; insurance transactional and regulatory; corporate venture; and public company/corporate governance. John leverages more than a decade of experience as a practicing lawyer and a strong network of valuable contacts to drive the client relationship management and prospective client development efforts for this key practice area of the firm.

John's legal experience includes assisting private equity firms, insurers and other companies with mergers and acquisitions, capital raises and financings and otherwise advising clients on a variety of legal matters, often in an outside general counsel capacity. He also spent his first two years out of law school working in the litigation department of an IP law firm based in Palo Alto, California.


Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania


  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 1998
  • Princeton University, B.A., 1994


  • ACG Philadelphia, Marketing Committee Member

John's Areas of Focus