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Jonathan Watkins Joins San Francisco Office of Zelle Hofmann

September 11, 2014

Zelle Hofmann Voelbel & Mason LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its business litigation practice with the addition of Jonathan Watkins to the firm’s San Francisco office.

Watkins, a prominent business litigator in the Bay Area, has a practice that focuses on complex business litigation, representing clients in state and federal courts, with substantial experience in disputes involving antitrust, unfair competition, commercial fraud, and breach of contract. 

"Joining Zelle Hofmann provides me with an opportunity to become part of a first-class legal team that already has unparalleled resources and talent,” said Watkins.

"Jon is an outstanding litigator and his breadth of experience will play an integral part in serving clients' diverse needs and the firm's growing litigation team," said Judith Zahid, office managing partner of Zelle Hofmann’s San Francisco office. "Having him join us is a big win for Zelle Hofmann.”

Before joining the firm, Watkins served as a Senior Trial Attorney in the United States Department of Justice in Washington D.C. where he litigated a wide variety of employment matters and also prosecuted criminal civil rights cases.  Watkins was also a litigation attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California, and an adjunct instructor with The George Washington University Law School.

Watkins received his J.D. from Willamette University School of Law and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon.

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