Jon’s practice over the past 30 years spans representing start-up to publicly-traded companies and individual shareholders/business owners. Jon represents several insurance companies on regulatory and general business matters. For over 15 years, he has acted as outside general counsel for a major HMO in south central Wisconsin. Jon also has extensive experience representing software and technology development companies. He represents other clients on complex contractual matters, including a recent sale of a downtown Madison hotel, other assets and stock sales/acquisition, and utility construction projects.

Jon’s current clients include the League of Wisconsin Municipalities Mutual Insurance, Wisconsin Reinsurance Corporation, Symphony Corporation, and the Wisconsin Statewide Health Information Network, Inc. (WISHIN).

Jon’s specific services include business formation and governance; mergers and acquisitions; software and IP licensing and development agreements; non-competes; employment and consulting/services agreements; regulatory matters; financings; insurance contracts and regulation; provider contracts; the Affordable Care Act; HIPAA and state confidentiality; credentialing, peer review and data bank reporting; other contracting.

Jon also is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Business, Edgewood College, teaching Health Policy and Law in the MBA program in Health Systems Leadership (2013-2017).

Read more

Admitted to Practice

  • Wisconsin State Courts
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

Honors & Recognition

  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America©
    • Health Care Law, 2013-Present
    • Insurance Law, 2013-Present
  • Named to the Wisconsin Super Lawyers® list, 2016

See our disclaimer regarding third-party awards.

Community Involvement & Board Memberships

  • Downtown Madison Rotary, 2009-Present
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Western Wisconsin Chapter
    • President, 2006-2008
    • Board of Directors, 2003-2009
  • Lay Review Committee for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Past Member
  • Boardman, Suhr, Curry & Field LLP Firm, Executive Committee, 2004-2011
  • Leadership Greater Madison, LGM class 6, 1998-1999

Professional Memberships

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association, Health and Business law sections
  • Wisconsin Bar Association, Health and Business law sections


  • J.D., cum laude, University of Wisconsin School of Law, 1987
  • B.S., Physical Geography, with honors, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1978