Jon's aptitude for problem solving and extraordinary work ethic makes him an unstoppable asset in the courtroom.


Jon is a litigator who provides sophisticated representation to clients of all sizes facing tough business challenges. He is a trusted counselor who understands the ins and outs of litigation and the ever-changing world of business. Jon also counsels clients on antitrust cases throughout several diverse industries. He works closely with his clients and is passionate about helping maximize their returns.

Prior to joining Stinson, Jon worked at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) where he enforced the antitrust laws through investigating mergers and litigating merger challenges in a multitude of industries. During this time, he gained a deep understanding of competition law and developed and honed a robust litigation skillset.


Advanced a government challenge of a major biotechnology company's proposed acquisition in federal and administrative court.

Tried a merger challenge involving a major medical product manufacturer in administrative court.

Successfully led a government investigation into a major medical device manufacturer's $4.2 billion acquisition that resulted in an administrative complaint and settlement.

Tried a merger challenge involving a medical device company's $1.9 billion acquisition in federal court.

Successfully led a government investigation into a medical technology company’s $4 billion acquisition that resulted in an administrative complaint and settlement.

Conducted other significant merger investigations involving high-profile entities in the industrial gases, medical device, ophthalmic optics, retail pharmacy, and regional jet industries.

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Speaking Engagements

"Navigating the Antitrust Review Process", M&A Boot Camp, Stinson LLP Webinar, September 2022 

"Antitrust Update: Merger Enforcement," ACC Minnesota, March 2022

"Antitrust Update," Stinson's Business Law Update, March 2022

Practices & Industries


  • Minnesota
  • Virginia
  • Washington, DC
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota


The George Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors, 2012

  • The George Washington Law Review
  • Mock Trial and Alternative Dispute Resolution Boards
  • Willem C. Vis International Arbitration Competition, Hong Kong competitor

Lehigh University, B.A., with highest honors, 2008, M.S., 2009

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