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Jonathan R. Patton

Phone: (214) 382-3043

Jon is a partner at Tillotson Law. He specializes in business litigation. Jon and Jeff founded Tillotson Law firm in 2016 based on the shared vision of a boutique firm of trial lawyers focused on complex commercial litigation. Since then, they have assembled a specialized trial team dedicated to trying and winning cases.
Jon’s extensive experience in complex high-stakes commercial and business disputes enables him to anticipate his clients' needs and shepherd their cases through the trial process. During Jon's first chair trial experience, he earned his clients' trust on their most challenging problems. For example:

Jon has first chaired two week-long jury trials to verdict and several high-stakes injunction hearings, as well as numerous dispositive motion and discovery hearings.

Jeff and Jon represented SCA Promotions, Inc. in a lawsuit against Yahoo involving the 2014 NCAA Tournament “Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge” that led to a huge victory for the client.

Named Rising Star by Super Lawyers, Texas Monthly (2018, 2019)


Vanderbilt Law School
Doctor of Law (J.D.) (2012)
Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Authorities Editor
Summer Law Clerk, Honorable Aleta Trauger, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee

Vanderbilt University
B.A., summa cum laude with Honors, History and Political Science (2009)

The University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Parliamentary Internship Programme (2008)

Practice Areas

  • Breach of contract
  • Non-compete; non-solicit agreements
  • Breach of fiduciary duty and partnership disputes
  • Consumer class actions
  • Fraud
  • Misappropriation of trade secrets
  • Employment disputes
  • Energy and oil/gas disputes
  • Financial services litigation
  • Real estate/property disputes
  • Family and estate litigation

Practice Areas

Trade Secrets
Business Contracts

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