Jon’s practice focuses on civil litigation with an emphasis on representing clients in matters involving product liability and toxic torts, construction litigation, and a variety of complex commercial issues, including lender disputes, mortgage fraud, and contract disputes.
He regularly defends manufacturers, premises owners, and contractors in complex multiparty toxic exposure lawsuits involving personal injury, wrongful death, and property damage. In this practice, Jon has represented manufacturers from industries including pharmaceutical, industrial and residential construction materials, and of chemicals and pesticide products. He has defended matters involving an assortment of chemicals/particulates such as asbestos, thimerosal, silica, and other allegedly toxic materials. Jon has also represented several national, regional, and local banks, financial institutions, and other types of businesses in commercial disputes. He has particular experience representing entities involved in the mortgage lending industry and has investigated and litigated matters involving nearly every type of entity up and down the mortgage lending chain, from originating lenders to warehouse lenders to investors in the secondary market. He assisted clients in obtaining significant recoveries against borrowers, mortgage brokers, appraisers, title companies and others. Jon is also a partner in Mattingly Burke Cohen & Biederman, and DiscoveryMaster, a software platform for eDiscovery reporting. He was previously a partner at Barnes & Thornburg, LLP.
B.S., Pre-Professional Studies, University of Notre Dame, 1995
J.D., Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 1998