Jon Knight

AssociateBoies Schiller Flexner LLPContact

Jon’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, with special emphasis on matters involving intellectual property and data security. Jon joined the firm following clerkships with Chief Judge Randall Rader of the U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and Judge Mary Ellen Coster Williams of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
He is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional with a concentration in both European and U.S. private-sector privacy issues, including GDPR compliance; data privacy management; enforcement models; essential privacy and cybersecurity concepts and principles; and legal requirements for handling and transferring data. He advises clients on crafting privacy and cybersecurity programs as well as informing them of changes to privacy laws and the impacts these changes might have on their businesses. He also advises clients in responding to data breaches, in defending data breach litigation and in responding to government investigations following a data breach.

Jon also shares the firm’s commitment to pro bono legal representation. He has assisted an individual with multiple disabilities prosecute a disability claim before the Social Security Administration and has also participated in providing legal services to veterans in need.

Jon served as a Professorial Lecturer in Law at George Washington University Law School from 2012 to 2014, teaching scholarly writing and guiding students through all phases of writing scholarly articles in areas under the Federal Circuit’s jurisdiction, including patent law, government contracts, veterans benefits, vaccine injury claims, tax, and constitutional takings.