Jonathan F. Ball

Biography

For more than 20 years, Jon has counseled clients in a wide variety of financial services matters, business and employment disputes, and class actions. 

As a litigator and trial lawyer, he has handled many novel, complex, and high-stakes cases involving extensive appellate and motion practice. He has briefed and argued over 80 appeals in state and federal courts across the country, and many more substantive and dispositive motions.

Serving as a member of the Firm’s Consumer Financial Services team, Jon regularly represents clients in federal district courts and state courts on a variety of consumer finance litigation matters, including disputes under TILA, RESPA, FCRA, ECOA, FDCPA, state law UDAP claims, and a variety of common law claims.

Prior to joining Blank Rome, Jon served as counsel for a boutique law firm servicing the New York/New Jersey region, and as vice president and assistant general counsel at a leading multinational investment bank and financial services company. He also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard B. Klein of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.

Outside the Firm

Jon lives in Philadelphia with his wife, Julie. Outside of the practice of law, Jon has worked extensively as a freelance drummer and percussionist, including a national tour of a Broadway musical, and shows in Philadelphia, Atlantic City, and New York City. He also enjoys travel and sports.

Affiliations

Professional Activities

Jon previously served as deputy counsel to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Appellate Court Procedural Rules Committee.

Credentials

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of New York
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Education

  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, JD
  • University of Michigan, B.Mus.