Jon litigates cases involving leading-edge technologies. He has substantial experience in biometric privacy, class action and intellectual property matters spanning a wide range of subject matter, such as lithium-ion batteries, pharmaceutical protein formulations, food processing systems, and manufacturing processes.   

Jon is a skilled writer and oral advocate. He has argued appeals before the Seventh Circuit and Federal Circuit U.S. Courts of Appeals and is a go-to associate for appellate briefs and critical motion practice. Three of his cases were recently recognized by Law360 in an article discussing five decisions that “moved the needle” with respect to the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). These victories are seen as game-changing for BIPA litigation and are the only defense wins cited in the article.

Before practicing law, Jon studied biochemistry and published four papers in the field of biomedical informatics. This background makes Jon a natural choice to work with technical experts. Jon has taken and defended expert depositions and frequently works with experts to distill complex issues to everyday language readily understood by judges and juries. He also has experience taking and defending fact depositions, arguing jury instructions at trial, managing complex document discovery and preparing witnesses for trial.