Jonathan Wilson is an experienced litigator in federal and state courts in multiple jurisdictions. He has tried dozens of jury and bench trials to verdict. Jonathan has extensive experience in civil and criminal investigations, regulatory compliance, and all phases of litigation strategy. He currently focuses his practice on litigation involving construction, development, and condemnation.
Prior to joining Parker Poe, Jonathan served as an assistant attorney general in the New York State Office of the Attorney General, where he defended litigation on behalf of New York State law enforcement agencies, officers, and civil employees against federal claims involving alleged medical care deficiencies, Title VII discrimination, and civil rights. Jonathan has also served as an assistant district attorney in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, where he prosecuted fraud, financial crimes, and a wide array of other offenses.
In addition, Jonathan is a major in the U.S. Army Reserve Judge Advocate General's (JAG) Corps. His role has included advising senior Army personnel on legal issues, supervising and mentoring Army Reserve attorneys and paralegals, and assisting soldiers and their family members with various legal needs.
Jonathan is a former law clerk for Judge Richard L. Voorhees of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina. He earned his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he served as an articles editor on the South Carolina Law Review. For his undergraduate education, he graduated with highest honors from UNC-Chapel Hill.