- Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution
|University ||Northern Kentucky University, B.S., 2004|
|Law School||Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 2009 Senior Article Editor, Journal of Law and Social Policy|
|Admitted||2009, Illinois; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois|
Jason Britt is an associate and litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Mr. Britt has represented clients in a number of industries, including the manufacturing, health care, insurance, and investment industries, in complex and sensitive matters before judicial and arbitral forums across the country. These engagements have included matters involving allegations of fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and negligence. He is a member of the Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice and the Automotive Industry Team.
Mr. Britt is also experienced in matters involving trade secrets, including the litigation and arbitration of trade secret misappropriation claims. As part of his practice in this area, Mr. Britt has extensive experience in the use of both federal and state Freedom of Information Acts to protect trade secrets and competitive intelligence from public disclosure.
In addition to his legal work for firm clients, Mr. Britt is highly active in pro bono work. Mr. Britt's pro bono engagements include:
•Successfully obtaining asylum on behalf of a Saudi citizen, based on political and religious persecution in his home country.
•Representing a non-biological parent before the Circuit Court of Williamson County and the Illinois Appellate Court, and successfully establishing her right under Illinois common law to seek custody of the children she had raised as her own since their birth. In re T.P.S., 2012 IL App (5th) 120176, and In re T.P.S., 2013 IL App (5th) 120438-U.
Mr. Britt previously worked as an attorney extern for the City of Chicago Department of Law in the appeals division, representing the City of Chicago in a number of employment, administrative, and constitutional disputes. While in law school, he served as a summer associate at Foley.
In 2013, Mr. Britt authored the article, The Supreme Court: cases to watch in the October 2013 term in Lexology (October 10, 2013).
Mr. Britt received his law degree from Northwestern University School of Law (J.D., 2009), where he was senior article editor for the Journal of Law and Social Policy. He earned his bachelor's degree from Northern Kentucky University (B.S., 2004).
Mr. Britt is admitted to practice in Illinois and before the District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
New Materials Look to Change What Our Cars are Made of
Jason P. Britt, June 24, 2014
Colin Chapman, the founder of Lotus Cars, is said to have expressed his philosophy of car-building as: “Simplify, then add lightness.” While expanding safety regulations and consumer demands for technology and comfort make simplification a task easier said than done, automakers are...
California Announces Regulations for Autonomous Car Testing
Jason P. Britt, June 6, 2014
Just as manufacturers and other businesses at the edge of autonomous vehicle technology are announcing advances in the field—including, most recently, Google’s fully-autonomous prototype vehicle, featuring no controls other than a programmable navigation computer—California has...
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