- Business Counseling
- Commercial Lending
- Transactions and Workouts
- Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution
- Creditors Rights and Bankruptcy
State University of New York at Albany
Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., 1974
1975, New York, U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York and U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1981, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York; 1984, Massachusetts and U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts; 1992, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York; 1996, U.S. Supreme Court; 1997, U.S. District Court, District of Vermont and Connecticut; 1998, U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit; 2003, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
New York State Bar Association; American Bar Association; Capital Region Bankruptcy Bar Association; Albany County Bar Association.
American Bankruptcy Institute; Turnaround Management Association; Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America; Named to New York State Super Lawyers - Upstate Edition, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 for business litigation, bankruptcy and creditor rights; Named to Super Lawyers National Buisness Edition, 2011, 2012, and 2013
Jon is a founding member of the firm. As a founding partner, he is responsible for long range, strategic planning and works closely with the management team on matters relating to information technology. He leads the Commercial Law and Litigation department. His practice is focused on complex commercial litigation, commercial lending, problem loan workouts and debt restructure. He regularly represents the firm’s national lender clients in the United States District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts in the Northeast region and in other states.
With over 40 years experience representing lenders and manufacturers in the automotive industry, Jon regularly advises national clients in litigation and workout matters, including lender liability cases, sales and acquisitions and bankruptcies. Additionally, he is directly involved in advising these clients on national loan and litigation policy and loss prevention measures. Jon also represents private clients in a variety of business matters, including acquisitions of private and publicly traded companies, cross-border transactions, complex commercial transactions, and general business counseling and planning.
Jon is an active member of several bar and professional organizations and a regular speaker at conferences on topics relating to creditor representation, inventory financing, bankruptcy and reorganizations. In 2011, Jon was selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of AmericaTM, a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Jon was also named to Super Lawyers, Upstate New York® in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Jon also attained Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards.
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