John is a member of both Manning Fulton’s government relations and litigation practice groups. He represents clients before both the North Carolina General Assembly as well state agencies. He currently represents a broad range of clients that include Fortune 500 companies, national trade associations, non-profits, and small businesses. John was named one of the ten best lobbyists in North Carolina. He also represents property owners and developers in condemnation disputes.
John Hardin is a partner in Manning Fulton’s government relations and litigation practice groups. John represents clients before the North Carolina General Assembly and state agencies, including major national corporations, such as Bayer Corporation, Expedia and national trade associations such as the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America. John has represented many North Carolina associations and entities in legislative matters, including the Insurance Federation of North Carolina and the North Carolina Railroad Company.
John also represents property owners and developers in condemnation cases. He has experience working with clients across North Carolina.
He is recognized in North Carolina Super Lawyers (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018) in the Rising Star Category.
John is a graduate of Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law where he served as Editor in Chief of the Campbell Law Observer. He received his undergraduate degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Prior to entering law school, John spent two years serving as Special Assistant to former State Treasurer and gubernatorial candidate Richard H. Moore. In that role, he served as the Treasurer’s proxy on several boards and commissions. He also traveled the state with Treasurer Moore, advising him on political and policy decisions.