Biography

Having served for many years as the firm's Managing Partner and as Chair of its Litigation Group, Jon is now the firm's General Counsel and focuses his practice on litigation and arbitration. He is well known and respected in the New England legal community, is listed in Woodward-White's The Best Lawyers in America for his work in Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation and First Amendment Law, as well as in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for Litigation: General Commercial. He is also AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is recognized in New England Super Lawyers

Previous Legal Experience
Invited to serve as the first law clerk to the Honorable Edward S. Godfrey of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.

Practice Areas

Education

  • University of Maine School of Law (J.D., 1976)
    • Editor, Maine Law Review
  • Bowdoin College (B.A., magna cum laude, 1972)

Admissions

  • Maine
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maine
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Maine Bar Association
  • Cumberland County Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in Woodward-White's The Best Lawyers in America for his work in Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation and First Amendment Law
  • Listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for Litigation: General Commercial
  • Recognized in New England Super Lawyers
  • Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell

Civic Involvement

  • Mercy Health System of Maine, Board of Directors
  • Mercy Hospital, Board of Trustees
  • Media Law Resource Center, Advisory Counsel Committee
  • Portland Diocese Annual Stewardship Campaign