Jack Heron focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation. His practice also includes shareholder and securities litigation following mergers or acquisitions, governmental investigations, and internal corporate investigations involving fraud. He has experience with all stages of litigation, including investigations, trials, and appeals.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Jack was a trial defense lawyer in the United States Marine Corps. In that role, he litigated five jury trials to verdict, including a three-week trial that gained national media attention. He also represented dozens of clients in plea negotiations, sentencing hearings, and administrative proceedings.
After leaving active duty, Jack clerked for a federal judge on the U.S. District Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals.
- University of South Carolina (J.D. 2013; Order of the Barristers; CALI Award for Federal Courts; CALI Award for Appellate Advocacy; CALI Award for Commercial Real Estate Transactions; Moot Court Bar; National Moot Court Competition); Furman University (B.A. in Business Administration 2010)
- Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
- Captain, U.S. Marine Corps (Reserves, 2018-present; active duty, 2013-2018)
- Law Clerk to Judge A. Marvin Quattlebaum Jr.: U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit (2018-2019) and U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina (2018)