John J. Hathway

John J. Hathway

T: 202.659.6766
F: 202.327.6166

T: 202.659.6766
F: 202.327.6166

Mr. Hathway is a partner who has been litigating cases in the Washington Metropolitan Area for the last 29 years.  He has successfully represented clients in premises liability cases, employment claims, business disputes, real estate and property matters, professional liability and intellectual property disputes.  He has counseled businesses and government entities in litigation and arbitration matters nationally and internationally.


  • AV Peer Review Rated: Martindale-Hubbell
  • Lawyer of the Year: 2011 District of Columbia Defense Lawyers Association

Memberships & Activities

  • Member: Maryland State Bar Association
  • Member: District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Member:  Board of Directors, District of Columbia Defense Lawyers Association (Past President)
  • Board President: St. John Evangelist CYO Board


U.S. News Awards Top-Tier Rankings to 46 Whiteford Practices, Including 18 Nationally

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston is pleased to announce that U.S. News and World Report - Best Lawyers ® “Best Law Firms” has awarded the firm exemplary rankings for 2019.  Eighteen of the firm’s practices are ranked at the national level, including two practices with national Tier 1 rankings:  Litigation and Bankruptcy.  At the state level, an additional forty-six practices have been ranked in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and VA.