Jonathan Parente is a senior associate in the Litigation & Trial Practice Group. He has represented clients across the country in complex litigation and arbitration involving commercial disputes, defamation, RICO, consumer-protection statutes, and constitutional law. Jonathan handles litigation from its inception but has also been brought in as counsel before trial or to appeal after an adverse verdict.
Jonathan’s appellate experience includes representing oil and gas companies before the U.S. Supreme Court in Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co. LLC v. Owens, 135 S. Ct. 547. The decision makes it easier for corporate defendants to remove cases from state court to federal court.
Jonathan joined the firm after serving as a law clerk to the Honorable R. Lanier Anderson III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the Honorable J. Randal Hall of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia.
He graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law, where he served as an editor for the Georgia Law Review and won a statewide moot-court competition. Jonathan received his undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Georgia.
University of Georgia (J.D., 2010)
University of Georgia (B.A., 2007)
Bar Admissions : Georgia
All Georgia trial and appellate courts
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth, Eleventh and Federal Circuits
U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Georgia