RALEIGH, N.C.—Womble Carlyle has strengthened its business litigation practice in Raleigh with the addition of experienced litigation attorney Jonathon Townsend.

Townsend spent the past four years practicing business litigation law in California, most of which time he was an associate at the Sullivan & Cromwell firm. There, he represented clients in cases involving alleged breaches of fiduciary duty, contractual disputes, patent infringement and federal securities law violations. His clients included companies in the wireless communications, financial services, energy, real estate development and communications industry. Townsend also has experience in international arbitration.

 Before going into private practice, Townsend served as a judicial extern from US District Court Judge Dolly Gee in the Central District of California.

Townsend is a native of New Bern, North Carolina, is a graduate of the University of North Carolina and the UCLA School of Law.


About Womble Carlyle

Womble Carlyle is a 500+-attorney law firm that corporate clients rely on to provide core legal services, such as Complex Business Litigation, Mass Torts, Intellectual Property, Corporate & Securities, Finance and Real Estate.

Our focus is the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Silicon Valley markets, and from this footprint, we serve clients in matters across the country and across the world. Clients trust us because we understand their businesses, focus on their successes, demonstrate a commitment to help, and deliver value for their dollars they spend on us.

Womble Carlyle has a transatlantic alliance with leading UK firm Bond Dickinson to provide clients with domestic legal, regulatory and business advice in both the US and UK. Thanks to Womble Carlyle’s alliance with Lex Mundi, the world’s largest association of independent law firms, we also can offer clients access to quality-tested local counsel in more than 120 countries. Lex Mundi provides seamless access to local attorneys and market knowledge throughout the globe.

Womble Carlyle’s offices are located in: Atlanta; Charleston, Columbia and Greenville, S.C.; Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, Research Triangle Park, and Winston-Salem, N.C.; Silicon Valley, Calif., Washington, D.C.; Charlottesville and Tysons Corner, Va.; Baltimore; and Wilmington, Del.