John Jett represents clients in complex civil litigation in state and federal court. He has served as first chair in both jury trial and appellate settings. Although he has been involved in a wide variety of cases, he focuses his practice on disputes arising out of the telecommunications, commercial real estate, and credit reporting industries.
Mr. Jett is active in the firm's pro bono efforts. He serves as general counsel to the Urban League of Greater Atlanta, volunteers with the Anti-Defamation League's Charles Wittenstein summer program, and has represented indigent persons in proceedings across Georgia in matters ranging from federal civil rights to DUI defense. He was named the firm’s Pro Bono Associate of the Year in 2012.
Mr. Jett is also involved in the bar and the community. He is a 2010 graduate of the State Bar of Georgia's Younger Lawyers Division's Leadership Academy, and he currently serves as co-chair of the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Georgia's Younger Lawyers Division. He serves on the executive boards of the Atlanta chapters of the Federalist Society and Federal Bar Association.
Mr. Jett was recognized in 2013 as a Georgia "Rising Star" by SuperLawyers magazine.
Professional & Community Activities
Executive Board of the National Chapter of the Federal Bar Association's Younger Lawyers Division, Member for the Eleventh Circuit (2012-2013)
Executive Board of the Atlanta Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, Membership Chair (2013-2014), Young Lawyers Chair (2011-2013)
Executive Council of the State Bar of Georgia's Younger Lawyers Division, Member (2010-Present), Litigation Section Co-Chair (2013-2014)
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Will's Club Member (2008-Present)
Stanford Alumni Club of Atlanta, Member (2008-Present)
Executive Board of the Atlanta Chapter of The Federalist Society, Vice-President (2014-2016), Membership Chair (2010-2013)
Lumpkin Inn of Court, Barrister (2011-2013); Pupil (2007-2008)
Lamar Inn of Court, Barrister (2011-2013)
Lawyers Club of Atlanta, Member (2012-Present)
Atlanta Bar Association, Member (2013-Present)