Jonathan Tonge is an associate member of the Litigation Group at Andersen, Tate & Carr. His practice focuses on business and commercial litigation, employment and property disputes and representing individuals in civil suits.
While in law school, he was the Executive Editor of the Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law, the 2015 Deputy Director of the Working in the Public Interest Conference, Co-Chair of the 2015 Red Clay Conference, and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. Jonathan’s article, A Truck Stop Instead of Saint Peter’s: The Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act and the Future of Human Rights Litigation in Light of Sosa, Kiobel, and Mohamed, appeared in the Spring 2016 issue of the GJICL. (44 Ga. J. Int’l & Comp. L. 451).
Jon grew up in Waycross, Georgia. Prior to his legal career, Jon worked with the Georgia Wildlife Federation, owned an independent bookstore, and was a freelance writer and newspaper reporter. Jon enjoys reading, being outdoors, making music, and spending time with his wife Jessica and son, Sam.
Honors and Awards
- State Bar of Georgia Real Property Section Award, 2016
- Georgia Municipal Association Award for Excellence in the Study of Municipal Corporation Law, 2016
- Order of the Coif, 2017
- ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law and the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law, 2017
- Donald P. Gilmore, Jr. Memorial Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor & Employment Law, 2017
- University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
- Juris Doctor (Magna Cum Laude), 2016
- University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communications
- A.B.J., 2003
Professional Associations and Memberships
- State Bar of Georgia, Member
- Board of Health, Athens-Clarke County, 2015 Board Member
- Morgan County Planning Commission, 2012-2013 Planning Commissioner
- Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, Member