Jonathan Butler is the partner in charge of Gordon & Partner’s nationwide Diminished Value practice, including its division. Jonathan and his team focus on the recovery of loss of value and loss of use resulting from damaged and repaired motor vehicles due to the negligence of third parties.

Jonathan has over 27 years of experience as a trial lawyer in complex business and class action litigation in state and federal courts. He routinely litigates a variety of business and commercial disputes, including corporate, partnership, joint venture and limited liability company disputes, officer and director liability, restrictive covenants and non-compete agreements, contractual disputes, fraudulent and unfair trade practices, intentional interference with business relations, defamation, trade secret and intellectual property disputes, and other business-related torts.

In addition to his diminished value and business litigation practice, Jonathan also heads up the firm’s Securities Litigation and Arbitration practice. He has significant experience representing investors in a wide range of securities and investment related matters throughout Florida and the United States, including the arbitration and mediation of customer, industry and employment disputes before the FINRA Dispute Resolution. Jonathan also frequently counsels and represents advisors in industry disputes as well as regulatory enforcement and disciplinary proceedings before FINRA, the Securities and Exchange Commission and other financial regulatory authorities.


  • Super Lawyers Magazine 2009-2012, Listed in Florida as a “Rising Star” for Securities Litigation
  • Peer Review Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1995
  • Georgia, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia


  • J.D., Florida State University College of Law, 1995 (Highest Honors; Order of the Coif; Law Review, Associate Editor)
  • B.S., University of Colorado at Boulder, 1992 (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Professional and Community Activities
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • The Florida Bar, Member
    • Business Law Section
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, Member
    • Securities Law Committee, Chair
    • Business Law Committee
  • Forum Club of the Palm Beaches, Member

Practice Areas

  • Securities Litigation and Arbitration
  • Securities Regulation and Enforcement
  • Complex Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Shareholder and Corporate Disputes
  • Non-Competition and Trade Secrets Litigation
  • Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Class Actions

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