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Jon helps clients determine practical solutions to business and legal problems. Frequently acting as outside general counsel, he focuses on contract negotiations, commercial transactions, the acquisition and sale of businesses, corporate governance, partnership matters, insurance coverage, and dispute resolution. Jon's practice is informed by more than 30 years of experience as a trial lawyer in state and federal courts throughout the United States, as well as an extensive record of resolving disputes through negotiation, mediation, and arbitration.

In addition to his corporate and litigation practices, Jon is a member of Much's Cannabis team. He helps cannabis business owners make smart decisions in the face of evolving legislation and regulations, address day-to-day operational issues and develop strategies for long-term success.

Jon was the lead author of "How to Overspend and Lose the Case: Ten Common Mistakes in Big Ticket Litigation" for the ebook Straight from the Top: Case Studies in the World of Litigation. While in law school, he served as managing editor of the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, published by Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.

Much More Than My Work

I am a past president of Camp Ramah in Wisconsin and serve on the executive committee of the National Ramah Commission. The Ramah network provides summer camp, education, and leadership opportunities for more than 10,000 children, teens, and young adults annually.

I also do pro bono legal work for JUF Community Legal Services, The ARK, and other social service agencies. I volunteered for Lawyers in the Classroom, a program that teaches Chicago public school students about the Constitution and legal system.

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