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Jon is a partner in Reed Smith’s Energy & Natural Resources Industry Group, focusing on regulatory matters, government investigations, and transactional issues related to commodities, derivatives and digital assets.

For nearly fifteen years, Jon has represented the U.S. and non-U.S. clients in responding to government investigations and disciplinary and enforcement actions brought by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), futures exchanges, the National Futures Association (NFA), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Among other things, Jon has represented such clients in matters related to disruptive trading practices, manipulation, fraud, and fiduciary duties. He also regularly conducts internal investigations for clients related to potential violations of the Commodity Exchange Act, Federal Power Act, Natural Gas Act, and securities laws.


  • Georgetown University Law Center, 2009, J.D.
  • American University, 2005, B.A.

  • Maryland
  • Washington, D.C.