Jon M. Talotta | Northern Virginia | Hogan Lovells

Jon M. Talotta

Partner Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Talotta Jon

Jon M. Talotta
Talotta Jon
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"He's an outstanding litigator. He's remarkable in terms of his ability to identify issues and prevail. He is just an absolute winner."

Chambers USA

Jon Talotta is global co-leader for the firm's Securities, Shareholder, and M&A Litigation group, as well as the Northern Virginia office practice manager for Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment.

He has over two decades of experience in M&A, shareholder, corporate governance, securities disputes, as well as technology, consumer protection, Internet, privacy, cybersecurity, and a range of other business issues. He has represented U.S. and multinational clients from a variety of industries in trial and appellate courts across the United States, in arbitrations and mediations, and in administrative proceedings and investigations before numerous federal and state agencies.

Jon is a member of the Boards of Teach For America-DC, Gideon's Promise, and the Northern Virginia Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. He is a former member of the Board of the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project, and a devoted pro bono litigator, working on actual innocence and civil justice impact cases. His successes include obtaining exonerations for two individuals who spent a combined 30 years in prison for crimes they did not commit.

After law school, Jon served as a law clerk for the Honorable James C. Cacheris (E.D.Va.). During law school, he served as a law clerk extern for the Honorable B. Waugh Crigler (W.D.Va.).

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"He's an outstanding litigator. He's remarkable in terms of his ability to identify issues and prevail. He is just an absolute winner."

Chambers USA

Representative experience

Representation of public and private companies in shareholder lawsuits challenging mergers & acquisitions.

Representation of special litigation committees appointed to investigate claims against directors and officers.

Representation of companies and investors in disputes involving governance issues, post-closing issues, joint-ventures, and services agreements.

Representation of public and private companies in internet disputes, consumer data breach investigations, and related state and federal lawsuits and regulatory investigations.


  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law
  • M.A., University of Virginia
  • M.S., American University
  • B.A., The Pennsylvania State University
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
Court admissions
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association


AV Preeminent®

Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™

Litigation: General Commercial (Virginia)

Chambers USA

Pro Bono Attorney of the Year

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)