Jason LaFond focuses his practice on advising clients facing complex legal problems and briefing and arguing cases in trial and appellate courts. Jason assists clients across practice areas in a wide-variety of litigation, including constitutional law, commercial disputes, mass torts, class-actions, antitrust, and civil RICO. Jason has advised and represented clients at all stages of litigation, from pre-litigation investigations to pre-trial motions, through appellate and Supreme Court advocacy.
Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Jason served as a law clerk to Judge Allyson K. Duncan of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and Judge Thomas P. Griesa of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Jason is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, where he served on the Michigan Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif. Jason received a B.A. in economics and government, cum laude, from the University of Maryland and an M.A. in political science from American University.
Prior to practicing law, Jason served on the staff of the US House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means.