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Jonathan Krotinger

Jonathan Krotinger is an AV Preeminent rated attorney with over 30 years of experience.

Jonathan (Jon) Krotinger received a bachelor’s degree in History and Literature (1976, with honors) and a law degree (1980) from Harvard University, where he won the Mark DeWolfe Howe Prize in 1975. In 1980 and 1981 Mr. Krotinger was law clerk to U.S. District Judge (now U.S. Circuit Judge) Susan H. Black in Jacksonville, Florida. He has practiced law in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1981, with both large and small law firms. From 1985 until 2006, he was Senior Attorney for AT&T Corporation, where he received several law department and business awards, including the AT&T Circle of Excellence Award. He is a member of the State Bars of California and Florida and is admitted to practice in all federal courts in California as well as the District of Colorado. He has been rated “AV” by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory since 1999.

Mr. Krotinger’s practice includes business litigation, business transactions, and alternative dispute resolution. He has litigated numerous telecommunications, real estate, contract, construction, consumer, tort and general business law cases. He has also negotiated complex business contracts, commercial leases and other real estate transactions. As an arbitrator, Mr. Krotinger has conducted more than 500 hours of arbitration proceedings, including securities arbitrations, commercial arbitrations, and attorney fee dispute arbitrations.

Mr. Krotinger has served on the boards of several San Francisco Bay Area non-profit organizations, most recently as President of the Board of Slide Ranch, an environmental education center in Marin County. He is also a prize-winning landscape photographer whose work has appeared in numerous shows and is held in private art collections across the country. An avid cyclist, he rides 100 miles a week through the hills of the Bay Area.

Bar Admissions:

All courts of the states of California and Florida
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
The Northern District of California
The Central District of California
The Eastern District of California
The Southern District of California
The District of Colorado


Harvard University, 1980
Doctor of Jurisprudence

Harvard University
Bachelor of Arts in History and Literature, 1976
Graduated with Honors
Recipient of the Mark DeWolfe Howe Prize, 1975

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Business and Consumer Torts
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Lease and Contract Negotiation
  • Real Estate and Commercial Leases
  • Telecommunications
  • Securities Litigation

Honors and Awards

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rating