Jonathan P. Guy

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 healthcare.

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 has most recently been ranked in Chambers USA 2014 as a leading lawyer for Bankruptcy/Restructuring in Washington, D.C. He is also consistently ranked in the Thomson Reuters Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers category for business litigation.

Mr. Guy is Chair of the Community Responsibility Committee for the Washington, D.C., office and has long been 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.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Restructuring, 2) Bankruptcy Litigation, 3) Commercial Litigation and 4) Energy Bankruptcies
Law School J.D., Stanford Law School, 1993
Education B.S.C., Honors, Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1983
Bar Member / Association State bar of District of Columbia,State bar of New York
Most recent firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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