Jon is best known for his extensive experience representing chapter 7 trustees, having represented chapter 7 trustees in well over one hundred adversary proceedings, and having assisted chapter 7 trustees in selling a wide variety of assets ranging from large volumes of machinery and equipment and large commercial facilities to small asset sales. Jon also assists business clients in resolving commercial disputes both in and outside of bankruptcy court. He has extensive experience in negotiating complex bankruptcy sales and out-of-court restructurings, resolving complicated questions relating to competing claims to property, and complex business disputes and claims.
Jon has prosecuted many appeals to the U.S. District Court from the bankruptcy court and handled many appeals to the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit. In addition to his practice in Maine, Jon has appeared in hearings before the District of New Hampshire, the District of Massachusetts, the Southern District of New York, and the Western District of Pennsylvania. He is a frequent panelist on bankruptcy-related topics, including speaking at the American Bankruptcy Institute North East Conference.
Jon lives in Falmouth with his wife, Blair, his two sons and his daughter.