In order to bring successful resolution, Jon leverages over two decades of experience and relationships at the local, state and federal level.
During his career in public service, Jon investigated and prosecuted complex and large corruption and conspiracy cases, established and implemented statewide policy and developed political and operational strategies. Jon has led, managed and communicated during all types of crises, successfully leading personnel, negotiations, and communications during natural disasters, hostage takings and other emergencies. Jon’s judgment, poise and strategic abilities have been tested in situations faced by few others and he couples experience and relationships with extensive knowledge of our elected branches and our legal system to provide practical, cost-effective solutions.
Jon’s practice includes government affairs, white collar criminal defense, administrative proceedings, practice before the parole board, professional/occupational licensing representation, professional liability, and employment-related issues for business.
Jon also serves as a consulting expert and expert witness in correctional related litigation, settlement and oversight.
Jon retired as a Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve, after completing his military career as Reserve Legislative Counsel, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Readiness and Logistics.
Jon has testified numerous times in the South Carolina State House, on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. and in other states across the nation. He has served on various boards and commissions, including the South Carolina Sentencing Reform Commission, South Carolina Sentencing Reform Oversight Commission, the Board of Trustees of the SC Center for Fathers and Families, and six years on the Board of Directors of the Oliver Gospel Mission. Jon is licensed to practice in South Carolina and Alabama and in federal courts at every level.