Jonathan Long
West Chester, PA
Jonathan Long is a Partner and member of the Firm's litigation practice group. His practice focuses on commercial litigation, appellate practice, zoning, land use matters, and criminal defense.

Jonathan started his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney at the Bucks County District Attorney's Office. While at the District Attorney's Office Jonathan tried many jury and bench trials, specializing in homicide by vehicle, DUI, theft and animal cruelty cases. Beyond his specialties Jonathan handled cases ranging from summary traffic citations to felony charges.

Before joining our firm, Jonathan spent over four years at another local law firm building a practice centered on municipal land use law, civil litigation and criminal defense. Jonathan has represented clients ranging from municipal and county governments to small business and individuals.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Zoning
  • Criminal Defense
  • Land Use Matters

Education

  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2012
    J.D.
  • West Chester University, Pennsylvania, 2003

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2012
  • New Jersey, 2012

Classes and Seminars

  • West Chester University, Guest Lecturer on Criminal Law and Procedure, 2019 – Present

Honors and Awards

  • Mail Line Top Lawyer, 2018 – 2020
  • Daily Local News Best Lawyers in Chester county, – 2021

Pro Bono Activities

  • Charles A. Melton Arts & Education Center Board of Directors
  • West Chester Business Improvement District Board of Directors and Secretary
  • Chester County Democratic Committee, Assistant Solicitor
  • West Chester University Alumni Association, Board of Directors, 2014 – 2020
  • West Chester University Law Alumni Chapter, Founder 2011 – Present
  • Borough of West Chester Comprehensive Plan Task Force, 2013 – 2014
  • Borough of West Chester University Area Neighborhood Task Force, 2007 – 2008

Other Affiliations

  • PA Bar Association
  • Chester County Bar Association (Board of Directors – Chair by Laws Committee)