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Eser, Jonathan

Jonathan Eser

Of Counsel
Direct Tel: +1 202-538-8172
Washington, D.C.
Tel: +1 202 538 8000 Fax: +1 202 538 8100

Jon Eser is Of Counsel in Quinn Emanuel’s Washington D.C. office.  He joined the firm in 2012.  Mr. Eser is a trial lawyer, whose practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on banking, structured finance, antitrust, and intellectual property.  He has represented public and private institutions during all stages of state and federal litigation.  Some of Mr. Eser’s recent notable matters involve financial crisis-era RMBS disputes that resulted in favorable bench and jury trials for his clients. 

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Eser clerked at the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Panel of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.  While there, he assisted empanelled three-judge boards hearing suits under the Atomic Energy Act and the National Environmental Policy Act, regarding nuclear safety, security, and the environment.  Before law school, Mr. Eser served as an officer in the United States Navy at the Headquarters for the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, where he led teams at national laboratories and naval shipyards solving complex reactor technology issues, including the launching of the USS Virginia class of submarines. 

  • Georgetown University Law Center
    (J.D., cum laude, 2010)
  • University of Maryland at College Park
    (M.Eng., Systems Engineering & Engineering Management, 2005)
  • Bettis Reactor Engineering School
    (DoE/U.S. Navy 5200P Subspecialty Code in Nuclear Engineering, 2003)
  • Cornell University
    (B.S., summa cum laude, Materials Science & Engineering, 2002)
  • The State Bar of New York
  • The District of Columbia Bar
  • United States Navy:
    • Lead-Engineer for Headquarters of Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (Naval Reactors), 2002-2007
  • Named a "Rising Star" in Securities Litigation, Business Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation by SuperLawyers 
    Magazine, 2016-2019.