Mr. Barash offers his clients twenty years of experience practicing a broad range of commercial litigation issues, including business litigation, construction litigation, contract disputes, real estate disputes, restrictive covenants, and covenants not to compete litigation, shareholder and partnership disputes, business torts, business divorces, and commercial collections. He has considerable experience assisting businesses, state and local governments, and individual clients in litigation, mediations, and arbitrations in both state and federal courts, and pre-suit when possible.
Jon has achieved an AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating, the highest rating awarded for legal ability and ethical standards, from Martindale-Hubbell. He is also among a select group of attorneys nationwide who have achieved recognition as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP) by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Jon’s LEED AP designation affords Thrift McLemore construction clients additional building and construction law expertise.
Jon is currently licensed to practice in the State of Georgia and the State of Florida. He is a member of the Creditor’s Rights section of the Georgia Bar Association and the Construction and Litigation sections of the Atlanta Bar Association.
Jon graduated with honors from the University of Florida College of Law in 1996. Following law school, he worked as the Associate Director of the Anti-Defamation League’s Southeast Regional office and an Assistant Public Defender in Tampa, Florida. After six years at Atlanta law firm Magill & Atkinson, Jon became a partner at insurance defense law firm Levy & Pruett. For ten years, Jon had his own law firm, the Law Office of Jonathan A. Barash.
Jon brings his commercial and construction litigation and commercial collections expertise to the firm, and he will continue providing superb legal assistance to Thrift McLemore’s clients.
- Collection Law: Debtors, Assets & Judgments, CLE – July 17, 2012, Atlanta, Georgia
- Collection Law: Debtors, Assets & Judgments, CLE – May 9, 2013, Atlanta, Georgia
- Allstate Insurance Company v. Sutton, 290 Ga. App. 154, 658 S.E.2d 909 (2008)
- Shannon v Fortenberry, 283 Ga. App. 601, 642 S.E.2d 229 (2007)
- Ferrell v. United Water Services Atlanta, LLC, 271 Ga. App. 887, 611 S.E.2d 126 (2005)