Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Duane Morris LLP


John Soroko joined Duane Morris in 1977 and specializes in general business litigation. He was named a Leader in Pennsylvania by Chambers USA and is one of the top 500 lawyers in the country. John also won the CEO Leader in Action award from Diversity Journal.

Duane Morris has a variety of diversity initiatives, including a lecture series, mentoring program, and Diversity and Inclusion Retreat. The firm won the Innovator Award from the Minority Corporate Counsel Association for their diversity recruitment, which utilizes minority-owned recruiting firms. Duane Morris also participates in the Philadelphia Diversity Law Group, through which they hire a diverse law student every summer. 

Joined LCLD 2010

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2016)
Fellows nominated: 
2017: Rosa M. Ertze; 2016: Miles Lawrence Plaskett; 2015: Manita Rawat; 2014: Suzan Jo; 2013: Jessica Y. Singh; 2012: Terrance J. Evans; 2011: Jocelyn Cara BrambleCyndie Chang

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2017: Phillip Chong 

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Annual Meeting (2015, 2014)


Member: John Soroko

Diversity Professional: Joe West 

Communications: Evie Victorson