WASHINGTON, DC -- McGlinchey Stafford is pleased to announce that litigator Jonathan “Jon” Cornfield has joined McGlinchey as an associate in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Jon represents financial services institutions in litigation, commercial disputes, complex torts, and class actions at the state, federal, and appellate levels.Jon Cornfield

“I am pleased to welcome Jon to our D.C. office,” said Megan Ben’Ary, Managing Member of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. “His strong background with all stages of litigation will enhance our robust financial services litigation team in D.C..” Jon is the second hire McGlinchey has made in D.C. in recent months. Member and veteran financial services compliance attorney Jim Milano joined the office in March.

Before joining McGlinchey, Jon represented a federal regulatory agency as outside counsel on claims involving broker-dealer and investment advisor requests for expungement of information from their registration records. 

“Jon’s commercial litigation and complex tort capabilities will be an asset to our team as we continue to provide clients nationwide with best-in-class financial services litigation services.” said Shaun RameyShaun Ramey co-chair of the firm’s Financial Services Litigation group.


Jon received his J.D. with Honors from The George Washington University Law School in 2018. After graduation, Jon clerked for the Hon. William M. Jackson in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, and previously interned with the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office of General Counsel, the U.S. Department of State’s American Foreign Service Association, and the U.S. Marshal Service’s Office of General Counsel. 

McGlinchey’s Financial Services Litigation group represents all manner of financial institutions including national and state-chartered banks, finance companies, mortgage lenders and servicers, credit card issuers, automobile lenders, student lenders, community banks, thrifts, credit unions, and insurance providers.  With over 65 attorneys licensed in 25 states and Washington D.C., Financial Services Litigation is the firm’s largest practice group. Since the beginning of 2022, the group has made 16 new attorney hires in 11 offices. 

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