Jonathan Small is a senior associate who represents clients in complex commercial litigation. He focuses his practice on unfair business practices claims, insurance coverage disputes, class action lawsuits, and appeals. Mr. Small is a member of the firm’s Litigation Section, Insurance + Reinsurance Group, and Appellate Group. He is also a regular contributor to the firm’s Massachusetts Appellate Blog.
Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, Mr. Small was a litigator in the Boston office of Goulston & Storrs. There, he represented real estate developers, real estate investment trusts, large law firms, and other sophisticated business clients in complex commercial litigation. Mr. Small joined Goulston & Storrs after completing a judicial clerkship with Judge Lynn Leibovitz at the District of Columbia Superior Court.
During law school, Mr. Small represented clients through Georgetown University Law Center’s Institute for Public Representation, Civil Rights Division, which serves individuals and groups who are unable to obtain effective legal representation on matters that have a significant impact on issues of broad public importance. Prior to law school, he served as an AmeriCorps VISTA providing tax and benefit counseling to low-income families to help them claim benefits and build household savings.
Mr. Small maintains an active pro bono practice. He represents victims of domestic abuse through the firm’s Domestic Violence Restraining Order program. He also represents immigrant children in deportation proceedings and coordinates the firm’s trainings and referrals on these cases from Kids In Need of Defense and the Center for Children’s Advocacy.