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Litigation Attorney

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

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


Honors & Recognitions

Best Lawyers in America®, 2011

Leading Lawyers: Commercial Litigation; Franchise & Dealership Law

Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated

Michigan Super Lawyers® since 2011

Professional Affiliations

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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