JON DUGAN’s practice focuses on representing corporate clients in government enforcement actions, internal investigations, and commercial litigations and disputes. Jon has experience litigating matters in both federal and state courts, as well as representing clients before administrative agencies, including the Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Jon works across a wide variety of subject-matter areas on issues of antitrust, energy, healthcare, and environmental law. Jon draws on his litigation and regulatory experience to advise some of the nation’s largest and most technologically advanced companies on complex eDiscovery issues, including Second Request antitrust reviews conducted by the Federal Trade Commission and the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.
Before joining the firm, Jon served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Martin Reidinger of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina. Jon also worked as pro bono fellow at Americans United for the Separation of Church and State before joining Sidley. Jon earned his law degree with honors from the University of North Carolina, where he worked on the North Carolina Law Review and represented clients in the school’s Consumer Financial Transactions Clinic. Before attending law school, Jon earned his B.A. with a double major in political science and history from James Madison University.
In addition to his work at Sidley, Jon serves on the Young Lawyers Network Leadership Council for the D.C. Bar Foundation.