Jonathan joined Husch Blackwell in 2015 and focuses his practice on commercial litigation with an emphasis on real estate and development litigation. Jonathan has experience representing both contractors and owners in complex construction disputes, zoning decisions and appeals, and easement challenges. As a part of his general commercial litigation practice, Jonathan has litigation experience in trust disputes, defending against Missouri Merchandising Practices Act claims and consumer investigative demands, as well as premises and product liability lawsuits. He has also represented commercial transportation companies and is a member of the firm’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) team.
Jonathan has courtroom litigation experience in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois and has successfully tried commercial disputes to verdict in the Circuit Court of St. Louis County. He also has experience with alternative dispute resolution including mediation and arbitration.
While pursuing his law degree, Jonathan worked as a legal extern to the St. Louis Zoo and as a research assistant for Professor Greg Magarian, former Clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. Prior to law school, Jonathan worked as a clerk at a Chicago law firm specializing in toxic tort defense litigation.