Jon has appeared in courts across the country on matters including constitutional issues, privacy issues, voting rights, and defamation. His experience also includes appellate practice, cybersecurity, and privacy issues, and he has represented clients in the Florida Supreme Court more than 30 times.
He has litigated issues involving international jurisdiction and constitutional issues involving presidential budget cutbacks, laws protecting victim’s privacy, a governor’s gaming compact with Indians, Florida reapportionment plans, and proposed constitutional initiatives. Jon has been counsel in high-profile litigation, including protecting privacy rights of the families of Dale Earnhardt, Giannni Versace, Dawn Brancheau (the trainer who died in an accident at SeaWorld), and others. His work included serving as counsel to the CEO of a major corporation in a case that successfully prevented disclosure of sensitive information. He has a history of success dealing with complex and critical legal problems.
Jon is a recognized thought leader on privacy and cybersecurity, having written multiple books and articles on privacy and security including: “Privacy in the New Media Age” and “Privacy the Lost Right” (Oxford University Press). He has taught privacy to judges and lawyers worldwide, lectured in Latin America as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Speakers Program, and presented continuing legal education courses on privacy and security to corporate leadership and general counsel. He has provided commentary to multiple media sources, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, PBS, CBS, BBC, The Guardian, and many others.