- Capital University Law School, J.D., 2002, summa cum laude, Order of the Curia
Capital University Law Review, Staff Member, 2000-2001, Associate Editor, 2001-2002
- Muskingum College, B.A., 1999, magna cum laude
Bar & Court Admissions
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
- Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
- The Honorable John D. Holschuh, United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, 2004-2006
- The Honorable Norah McCann King, United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, 2002-2004
Jon is a senior attorney in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the litigation group. He focuses his practice on toxic tort litigation, oil and gas litigation, and electronic discovery. Jon also represents clients in product liability, construction, personal injury, and general commercial litigation. His electronic discovery practice includes assisting clients in the preservation, collection and review of e-discovery.
His notable experience includes:
- Serving on a trial team that successfully obtained a verdict in favor of a Fortune 300 company in a two-week toxic tort trial
- Successfully obtaining a favorable decision for a client while serving as first chair in a bench trial
- Serving as defense liaison counsel in Cuyahoga County, where he is responsible for coordinating with plaintiffs’ counsel and other defendants’ counsel on court-related matters
- Successfully argued an appeal obtaining an affirmance of a favorable decision for a client
He is a graduate of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation’s Short Course on Oil & Gas Law.
Jon received his J.D. summa cum laude from Capital University Law School, where he was a member of the Order of the Curia. He also served as a staff member and an associate editor of the Capital University Law Review. Jon received his B.A. magna cum laude from Muskingum College.
Jon served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable John D. Holschuh of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and the Honorable Norah McCann King of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.
Honors & Awards
- Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Litigation, 2014-2016
- Presidential Achievement Scholarship, Capital University Law School
- Dean’s Academic Scholarship, Capital University Law School
- 12/2/2015Vorys is pleased to announce that 63 attorneys from the firm have been named 2016 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.
- 12/3/2014Vorys is pleased to announce that 74 attorneys from the firm have been named 2015 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.
- 12/4/2013Eighty-one attorneys from Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP have been named 2014 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. 57 Vorys attorneys were named 2014 Ohio Super Lawyer and 24 Vorys attorneys were named 2014 Ohio Rising Stars.
- 7/29/2014Client Alert: Brown v. Tellermate Holdings, Ltd.; Confirming that Candor and Communication are Keys to DiscoveryAs reflected in the recent decision by the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio in Brown v. Tellermate Holdings, Ltd., communication and candor are key components of modern discovery. Indeed, the Brown decision emphasizes that, not only do attorneys have an affirmative obligation to speak to the key players related to the matter being litigated so that counsel and client together can identify, preserve, and search the sources of discoverable information, but doing so is necessary for effective advocacy.
- 12/20/2012Ohio Governor John Kasich today signed the Amended Substitute House Bill 380, which requires the full disclosure of all asbestos bankruptcy trust claims made by plaintiffs with asbestos lawsuits in Ohio. The law will go into effect 90 days from today.
- 12/14/2012The Ohio General Assembly this week passed Amended Substitute House Bill 380, which requires the full disclosure of all asbestos bankruptcy trust claims made by plaintiffs with asbestos lawsuits in Ohio. The bill is headed to Governor John Kasich’s desk; he is expected to sign the bill.