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Litigation Attorney

Jon is a partner and leads the firm’s Litigation and Trial Practice Team. Experienced in supply chain disputes, asset purchase agreements, franchise agreements and other business-related litigation, he has a substantial practice in the area of securities dispute. Jon has successfully represented investors and broker-dealers in the litigation and arbitration of securities and investor conflicts. Jon also has experience with insurance coverage and agency litigation. His background in sophisticated matters includes bringing cases to summary judgment, trial and courts of appeal.

Jon is also skilled in alternative dispute resolution, including facilitative mediation and arbitration, where he has won several multimillion-dollar awards.

For more information, please contact Jon Bylsma at 616/336-6530 or


Honors & Recognitions

Best Lawyers in America® since 2011

Leading Lawyers: Commercial Litigation; Franchise & Dealership Law

Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated

Michigan Super Lawyers® since 2011

Professional Affiliations

Federal Bar Association for the Western District of Michigan, Board

Grand Rapids Bar Association

State Bar of Michigan

News & Publications




University of North Carolina School of Law Chapel Hill, North Carolina
J.D., with honors, 1993
North Carolina Law Review, Publication Editor, 1992-93
Order of the Coif

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
B.B.A., with high distinction, 1989

Calvin College
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan

Court Admissions

  • All Michigan state courts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Federal District of Colorado
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
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