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Jonathan D. Pressment

Jonathan D. Pressment


Haynes and Boone, LLP
New York, U.S.A.

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Jonathan Pressment is a partner in the Business Litigation practice group in New York and is a member of the Board of Directors of Haynes and Boone. His experience includes the representation of numerous Fortune 500 companies in a variety of complex civil litigation matters. Jonathan has extensive experience in all aspects of case commencement, discovery, motion practice and trial practice in commercial litigation matters. In addition, Jonathan has experience as lead trial and appellate counsel for clients in matters pending before both Federal and state courts.

Jonathan's experience covers an array of practice areas, including breach of contract disputes, intellectual property, civil liberties, securities related litigation, professional liability, entertainment law, products liability, bankruptcy litigation and cases involving allegations of commercial fraud.

Jonathan frequently lectures in the areas of witness preparation, successful management of litigation teams in large commercial matters and legal ethics, and is regularly asked to provide demonstrations of trial techniques at beginner and advanced trial advocacy workshops.


  • J.D., Tulane University Law School, 1997cum laude, Order of the Barristers; Justice Tulane University Moot Court Board; Winner Phelps Dunbar Senior Trial Competition; Winner ATLA National Trial Competition (Regional); Semi-Finalist ATLA National Trial Competition (National Finals).
  • A.B. in American Civilization, Brown University, 1994 with honors.
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Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Representation of the National Football League in connection with its defense of a putative class action alleging claims of breach of contract and fraud against the NFL and the Dallas Cowboys arising out of Super Bowl XLV; Representation as Special Counsel to James W. Giddens as Trustee for the SIPC Liquidation of MF Global, Inc; Representation of Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation in termination of franchise litigation in federal court in which a preliminary injunction was obtained to protect Krispy Kreme's intellectual property rights; Representation of the five county bar associations of New York City in suit against the Mayor of New York, the City of New York and the Mayor's Criminal Justice Coordinator regarding New York City's system for the provision of indigent defense services; Representation of an international software manufacturer in a trade secret and antitrust action; Representation of individual claimant in a Section 1983 action and three-week jury trial in federal district court regarding violations of constitutional rights arising from allegations of insufficient medical care; Representation of the SIPC Trustee in a multi-million dollar liquidation of a defunct broker-dealer engaged in fraudulent securities trading activities; Representation of a Fortune 500 media company in a breach of contract suit against the purchaser of a former affiliate; Representation of beverage distribution company in breach of contract action regarding distribution agreement; Representation of a Top 5 accounting firm in an accountant liability action; Representation of the manufacturer of steam turbine engines in a multi-billion dollar commercial fraud and breach of contract action; Representation of insured in a multi-million dollar products liability action; Representation television producers in breach of contract action brought by news division of one of the big four television networks.

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