Jonathan Edgar, Esq.
Mr. Edgar brings more than sixteen years of experience as a first-chair litigator, general counsel, and problem solver to resolve client issues in an efficient and cost effective manner.
Trained as a first-chair commercial litigator and trial attorney, Mr. Edgar’s practice is truly national having litigated in federal and state courts – and arbitration forums – in more than twenty-five jurisdictions throughout the country. Mr. Edgar has successfully litigated real estate disputes, breach of contract, business torts, regulatory disputes, and fraud cases in a variety of industries, including real estate, community management, manufacturing, professional services, entertainment, construction/development, transportation and finance. Mr. Edgar has also successfully defended companies facing all types of employment claims.Mr. Edgar also routinely advises clients on a variety of pre-litigation matters relating to commercial contracts, with a view toward avoiding litigation.
Mr. Edgar also has a wide variety of experience negotiating real estate and commercial agreements and advising real estate and property management companies on a wide variety of contractual and risk management experience. As a former General Counsel, Mr. Edgar is skilled at providing practical, cost efficient “general counsel” needs and regularly advises start-ups, property management companies and community associations regarding governance, risk management, litigation and commercial contracts. Toward this end, Mr. Edgar manages a large docket of collections matters for community associations located in multiple jurisdictions.
Prior to serving as General Counsel, Mr. Edgar was a commercial litigation partner at a large, international law firm.
Mr. Edgar received his B.A. from Princeton University in 1997, and his J.D. from George Washington University Law School, with honors, in 2000. Mr. Edgar was a member of the International Law Review and received the BNA award for outstanding performance in the area of Labor and Employment Law upon graduation, as well as the highest grade ever achieved in an advanced Negotiations seminar.