Skip to main content
Professional background
Biography image

Jon P.Krisbergh

Senior CounselJon.Krisbergh@ThompsonHine.com
New York

O 208.908.3976

Jon P.Krisbergh

Senior Counsel

Focus Areas

Examples of Jon’s experience include:

General Litigation

  • Successfully defended a prominent investment bank in a $13 billion dispute arising from the 2008 global financial crisis, winning at trial and affirming the victory on appeal.
  • Successfully represented a major U.S. bank in a $60 billion dispute stemming from the bank’s decision to sell to another bank despite a no-shop period it had agreed to with a different entity.
  • Defended company and individual employees in $30 million lawsuit stemming from alleged misrepresentations made by real estate brokers during the sales process.
  • Defended client in $36 million fraud and negligent misrepresentation claim arising from an alleged kickback scheme and negotiated a settlement on favorable terms for the client.
  • Represented client in connection with recovery of unpaid fees and unreimbursed expenses on large out-sourcing contract and settled on terms favorable to client.
  • Obtained dismissal of arbitration demand in connection with $20 million commission claim made by sales professionals that had left a real estate brokerage client.
  • Successfully managed numerous disputes related to unpaid real estate commissions, recovering over $50 million through pre-litigation negotiations, mediation and litigation.
  • Defended claims brought by a vendor alleging that a data breach had caused it to incur losses.

Investigations & False Claims

  • Oversaw major internal and external investigation into potential billion-dollar exposure for false-claims and successfully navigated interactions with government, company clients and employees to avoid liability.
  • Managed response to government investigation avoiding exposure for labor violations and lack of internal controls.
  • Led multinational investigation into claims arising from inadequate project management resulting in millions of dollars in overpayment to vendors and the failure to obtain government licenses.
  • Defended client in its response to government investigation stemming from alleged systemic work-place harassment and successfully avoided any governmental action or fines.
  • Ran internal investigation into allegations of bid-rigging and improper RFP processes.
  • Conducted numerous internal investigations arising from business interruption events and providing counsel on root-cause analysis, loss mitigation and lessons-learned.

Employment

  • Won dismissal of claims brought by competitor alleging client had interfered with non-compete provisions agreed to by professionals that joined client’s firm.
  • Won dismissal of employment discrimination claim against client at the summary judgment stage.
  • Defended and settled numerous EEOC matters through mediation and party-to-party negotiations.

Clerkships

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Richard M. Berman, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2012

Professional Associations

  • New York City Bar Association, Education & Law Committee, 2015-2018

Community Activities

  • Scarsdale Citizen’s Nominating Committee, Vice Chair, 2018-2022
  • Scarsdale Forum, Board Member, 2016-2019

Government Service

  • Legislative Assistant to the Honorable Joseph M. Hoeffel III, U.S. House of Representatives (PA-13), 2001-2003

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2006,
    cum laude
  • Duke University, B.A., 2001

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York