biography

Jack’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, major estate litigation and general corporate representation and has included a broad, general representation of companies involved in mortgage banking, finance, real estate development, government contracts and information technology.

Jack has 38 years of civil trial experience, with particular emphasis on complex commercial litigation, business disputes, valuation issues, contract disputes and business torts. He also has extensive experience in legal malpractice matters (having litigated nearly ten defense cases to verdict) and complex estate disputes involving issues ranging from fraud to competency to undue influence. Jack has a particular affinity for cases that involve complex economic and/or valuation concepts. His practice has focused on resolving complex legal issues through negotiation, alternative dispute resolution and trials. He has tried more than 30 cases to verdict (both bench trials and jury trials), has disposed of hundreds of cases prior to trial as a result of summary disposition or settlement and has also served as outside general counsel to several local businesses. As an outside general counsel, Jack...

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  • Presentations & Teaching Experience

    Jack has been on the faculty of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (“NITA”) since 2010.  He teaches NITA’s trial skills and deposition skills programs.

  • Honors and Awards
    • American University, Washington College of Law, JD
      • Dean’s Fellow
      • Articles Editor for the Law Review
      • Graduated with Honors
    • AV-Preeminent rating from Martindale
    • Faculty Member, National Institute for Trial Advocacy

Washington, D.C.

Credentials

Admissions

District of Columbia
Virginia
United States Courts of Appeal: 4th, 5th and 6th Circuits
United States District Courts: ED Virginia; Maryland and ED Michigan
United States Bankruptcy Court: ED Virginia

Education

American University, Washington College of Law, J.D.
University of Michigan, M.B.A.
University of Michigan, B.S.

Prior Law Firm Experience

Squire, Sanders & Dempsey (now Squire Patton Boggs)
Miles & Stockbridge

Practice Areas