Jon Heyl is a partner and member of the firm's Litigation team in the Charlotte office.
With an emphasis on commercial litigation, he represents a number of large and mid-market corporate, banking, professional, and insurance clients in state and federal courts, and in administrative proceedings. His practice includes a range of matters involving contract, vendor, manufacturer-dealer, shareholder, and other commercial disputes; financial services litigation; fiduciary litigation relating to trust administration; antitrust litigation and counseling; and professional liability matters. His experience also includes tort litigation, in which he has served as first-chair trial counsel in multiple cases tried to jury verdicts. Jon is also certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission as a mediator in North Carolina.
Complementing his civil litigation practice, Jon is a member of the firm's Benefit Corporation Team. This team focuses on exploring and serving the legal needs of aspiring or existing "Benefit" or "B Corp" companies—for-profit entities that seek to better the world through identified social missions and by focusing on sustainability and the "Triple Bottom Line" (TPL) pillars of profit, people, and planet. Jon serves on the firm's Sustainability Committee, which focuses on implementing social-responsibility practices.
Jon has been active in bar and other professional activities, most recently serving a three-year term on the North Carolina Bar Association Board of Governors. Jon has also served in other firm management capacities, including serving as Chair of the firmwide Compensation Committee for four years.