Jonathan J. Tew is a native Nevadan and partner at the Firm. Upon graduating law school, Jon moved to Chicago and began working for Drinker Biddle & Reath (now Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath, a full-service international law firm and one of the 50 largest law firms headquartered in the United States). After several years of practice in Chicago, Jon returned to Nevada to serve his home community.
Jon is an accomplished and strategic litigator who puts his clients’ interests first and is candid about the cost of potential litigation. Jon emphasizes a particular attention to detail, utilizes an in-depth understanding of the nuances of both substantive and procedural law, and employs a relentless work ethic to achieve optimal outcomes for his clients.
Jon is admitted to the Nevada, Wyoming, and Illinois State Bars. He is admitted to practice in all Nevada State Courts, the United States District Court, District of Nevada, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the State Courts and Supreme Court of Wyoming, as well as all State and Federal Courts in Illinois.
In his personal time, Jon enjoys spending time with his wonderful family of 6. Jon also enjoys golf, Muay Thai, running, and is an avid sports fan – routinely traveling to University of Southern California football games.
1. Complex Business & Commercial Litigation
A limited, but diverse list of Jon’s representative matters include:
Nevada District Court Actions
2. Trust, Estate & Fiduciary Litigation
Jon has substantial experience litigating on behalf of trustees and beneficiaries. Some of his core work has involved financial elder abuse, fraud, fiduciary misconduct and trust disputes. Jon has helped secure millions of dollars for clients who were wronged by fiduciary misconduct, and has protected trustees – both individuals and corporate trustees – from liability.
3. Business Entities & Transactions
Jon regularly advises and assists clients with setting up business entities and handling their transactional and contractual needs. Presently, Jon serves as General Counsel to approximately 18 companies in Nevada and Wyoming.
Examples of representative transactions include, but are not limited to:
4. Commercial Real Estate
Jon regularly represents Commercial Landlords with all of their legal needs – from drafting and negotiating commercial leases, to facilitating property sales, to securing evictions.