Jonathan Hall is a partner in the firm's Professional Negligence & Product Liability Defense group, where he brings nearly 25 years of jury trial experience in cases involving wrongful death, catastrophic injuries, and other high-exposure losses and claims. Although he has enjoyed success trying cases involving a broad range of disputes, his practice is focused primarily in the areas of product liability, medical malpractice, and the defense of utilities in cases of catastrophic injuries and deaths arising from electrical contact incidents. He has tried civil lawsuits in state and federal courts across North Carolina, having taken close to 75 cases to jury verdicts over the course of his career.
Outside of his injury practice, Jonathan has trial experience in cases involving commercial disputes, including employment law, trade secrets, breach of contract, and insurance coverage issues. He has successfully defended insurance companies through trials in cases of alleged bad faith claims handling.
Over the past 15 years, he has tried cases involving horrible injuries and damages arising out of electrical fires, arson, and explosions. He has worked extensively with expert witnesses from an array of specialties. He defends one of the largest power companies in the Southeast in cases of electric shock accidents, electrocutions, and reliability issues.
In his product liability practice, Jonathan represents manufacturers and retailers of products and components, including industrial equipment, durable medical equipment, children's toys, automobiles, and trucks. In addition to defending clients against lawsuits, he counsels manufacturers to develop preventive strategies through product warnings and marketing tools geared toward minimizing exposure and avoiding claims prior to bringing a product to the marketplace.
On the professional negligence side, Jonathan has tried cases of alleged medical malpractice and legal malpractice to verdicts. He has experience representing medical professionals before their various licensing boards in North Carolina.
Jonathan is one of seven kids. He spent most of his developmental and college years playing sports, and he loves to be around people. He is married and is the proud father of three kids who have grown up way too quickly. His pleasures include spending time with family and friends, the mountains and beaches of North Carolina, college sports, and playing golf whenever he has the chance.