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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 includes health care, government and regulatory investigations, class actions, technology and trade secrets, and product liability matters. His experience includes trials, arbitrations and appeals in federal and state courts.

Jon has represented public and private companies and individuals in high-stakes contractual and commercial disputes. His representations include multiparty cases, and mass and class actions in federal court, bankruptcy court and the North Carolina Business Court. In addition, Jon regularly counsels business clients as outside general counsel and oversees internal and government investigations. Jon serves as the co-chair of the firm's Litigation Department, as well as the chair of its Government and Internal Investigations Practice Group.

Given the stakes and complexity of the matters Jon handles, his practice involves establishing substantial relationships with clients and a deep understanding of his clients’ industry, competitive landscape and business objectives.

Jon serves on Robinson Bradshaw's board of directors.

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, 2017-24; Charlotte Litigation - Insurance Lawyer of the Year, 2018, 2020
  • Benchmark Litigation, Future Star, litigation, 2015-24
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers, business litigation, 2010-24; Top 100 North Carolina Super Lawyer, 2024
  • Mecklenburg Access to Justice Pro Bono Partners Program, Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2021
  • 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

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

Community Affiliations

  • Leadership Charlotte, Class 33
  • Lieutenant, U.S. Navy, Active Duty, 1995-99
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