Jonathan Guy has extensive experience as lead counsel in complex commercial litigation matters in trial and appellate courts throughout the United States. He has represented clients in numerous industries, including finance, commodity trading, energy, real estate, telecommunications, manufacturing and health care.
Chambers USA has variously described Mr. Guy as someone who is a "zealous advocate for his clients," is "valued for his quick and practical advice," "makes fantastically impressive presentations in court," is able to "listen to a large amount of information" in court and "reduce an argument to its essence," and is an "expert in commercial and bankruptcy-related litigation."
Mr. Guy is ranked in Chambers USA as a Senior Statesperson for District of Columbia Bankruptcy/Restructuring and in the Thomson Reuters Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers category for business litigation. He is the former Chair of the Community Responsibility Committee for the Washington, D.C. office and was long active in numerous pro bono cases.
During law school, Mr. Guy worked at the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. Prior to law school, Mr. Guy worked for the U.S. Export-Import Bank, Commerzbank, AG (U.K.) and Swiss Bank Corporation (U.K.). At Swiss Bank, he was in charge of the operations department of the bank's global derivatives group.