- New Jersey
- U.S. District Court for Eastern Pennsylvania
- Gettysburg College (B.A. 2000)
- Boston College Law School (J.D. 2004)
Memberships & Affiliations
- Gloucester County Bar Association
- President of the Wenonah Lions Club
- The Order of the Sons of Italy, Greater Roxborough Lodge
As a trial and appellate lawyer, Jonathan Newcomb divides his litigation practice into several areas including, but not limited to government agency appeals, contract and transactional litigation, personal injury, and family law.
As part of Spino & Newcomb's prestigious family law practice, Jonathan primarily deals with all marital agreements and property settlement agreements between husband and wife, including prenuptial and separation agreements. In as much, Jonathan represents the firm's clients in appeals from Final Orders in family Court and has represented clients in appeals to the Superior Court of Pennsylvania for the enforcement of child support, alimony, and other marital rights obtained through property settlement agreement.
In addition, Jonathan chairs the firm's government and appellate advocacy practice group and represents clients in matters before governmental boards, agencies, or legislative tribunals that make determinations affecting the rights of individuals or organizations.Jonathan has represented clients in front of zoning boards, the Office of Open Records, and matters involving the foreclosure of real estate.In addition, Jonathan has argued on appeal before the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania. Jonathan has extensive knowledge of open records best practices and advises government agencies, towns, boards, and their general counsel on how to deal with the ever-changing landscape, and political implications, of open records laws in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Finally, Jonathan represents clients in Philadelphia and New Jersey in various matters of contract business litigation, commercial litigation, actions involving personal injury, commercial lease litigation, residential mortgage foreclosure, residential landlord and tenant, and insurance litigation.
Jonathan began his career working in Philadelphia, practicing products liability and antitrust litigation. In 2007, Jonathan moved to Seattle, WA and accepted a position with the law firm Perkins Coie LLP representing large corporate clients in federal consumer protection litigation.
Scott v. SEPTA, C.C.P. Philadelphia County, No. 110701600 (2012).
Jonathan successfully litigated a case involving the Pennsylvania Right-To-Know law where the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas found that metadata was within the scope of a typical request for records. The Court then ordered SEPTA to turn over all the requested records. The opinion can be found here.