Bar Admissions

North Carolina


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D., with high honors, 2002, Order of the Coif; Editor-in-Chief, North Carolina Law Review, 2001-02

Duke University, B.A., 1995


Jon Krisko represents clients in complex, business-related litigation, which has included matters involving product liability, corporate, fiduciary and securities law, intellectual property, and governmental and regulatory investigations. His experience includes complex trials, arbitrations and appeals in federal and state courts.

Jon has represented a number of public and private companies and individuals in complex disputes that have included class and mass actions, product liability matters, health care matters and bankruptcy, and litigation and counseling related to governmental investigations. In addition to representing clients in court, Jon regularly counsels business clients as general outside counsel, helping them develop legal and business strategies, manage risk and negotiate resolutions of business disputes.

Jon recently represented Atrium Health in successfully resisting attempts by Mednax to enjoin termination of a $100 million anesthesiology contract. He was also trial counsel to Garlock Sealing Technologies in a nationally reported decision that accepted Garlock's estimate of aggregate responsibility for asbestos-related personal injury claims and rejected opponents' estimate that exceeded $1 billion.

Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America, bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law, commercial litigation, litigation - banking and finance, litigation - insurance, litigation - intellectual property, 2017-20; Charlotte Litigation - Insurance Lawyer of the Year, 2018, 2020
  • Benchmark Litigation, Future Star, litigation, 2015-20
  • North Carolina Super Lawyersbusiness litigation, 2010-19
  • Charlotte Business Journal, Charlotte’s Forty Under 40, 2012


  • Law Clerk, The Honorable Karen LeCraft Henderson, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, 2002-03



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Professional Affiliations

  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Board of Directors, 2010-12
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Appellate Rules Committee, 2006-11

Community Affiliations

  • Childress-Klein YMCA, Board of Managers
  • Leadership Charlotte, Class 33
  • Lieutenant, U.S. Navy, Active Duty, 1995-99
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