George Jones, Jr. – People – Sidley Austin LLP Page 1 of 3 CONTACT 1501 K Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20005 +1.202.736.8158 gjones@sid ley. com PRACTICES • Accountants/Profession nal Service Firms Liability • Complex Commercial Litigation • Corporate Governa Governance and Executive Compensation AREAS OF FOCUS • Law Firm Representation ADMISSIONS & CERTIFICATIONS GEORGE W. JONES, JR. Partner GEORGE W. JONES, JR. is a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Sidley Austin LLP. Since joining the firm in 1983, Mr. Jones has represented clients in complex commercial and regulatory litigation, involving substantive areas such as antitrust, contracts, employment discrimination, energy, environmental law, fair lending, labor, healthcare policy and products liability. Mr. Jones also advises both law firms and in-house law departments on questions of professional responsibility, including state rules of professional conduct and federal reporting obligations prescribed by the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to § 307 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. He has handled internal corporate investigations of employee fraud and embezzlement, and related civil and administrative proceedings. In addition to federal and state court proceedings and administrative proceedings, Mr. Jones has participated in alternative dispute resolution proceedings, including both arbitration and mediation. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Jones was a law clerk to Judge Philip W. Tone on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Mr. Jones also served as an Assistant to the Solicitor General of the United States for two years, during which time he argued five cases on behalf of the federal government in the United States Supreme Court. Selected Publications and Interviews • “A Conversation with D.C. Bar President George Jones,” Washington Lawyer (July/August 2002) • “A Remarkable Success Story,” Washington Lawyer (July/August 2002) • “In the Name of National Security,” Washington Lawyer (September http://www. sidley. com/j ones _george/ C-6 9/25/2013 George Jones, Jr. – People – Sidley Austin LLP Page 2 of 3 • U.S. Supreme Court, 1987 • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit • U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia • District of Columbia, 1980 EDUCATION • Yale Law School (J.D., 1980) • The University of Chicago (BA, 1975), with honors CLERKSHIPS • Philip W. Tone, U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit 2002) • “Federal Regulation of the Practice of Law: Unthinkable?,” Washington Lawyer (October 2002) • “The Cost of War in Iraq,” Washington Lawyer(November 2002) • “A Matter of Integrity,” Washington Lawyer (December 2002) • “Client by Client, Family by Family,” Washington Lawyer(January 2003) • “Unauthorized Practice and the Internet,” Washington Lawyer (February 2003) • “Revisiting Bakke,” Washington Lawyer (April 2003) • “SOX Rules,” Washington Lawyer (May 2003) • “Confidences and Secrets,” Washington Lawyer (June 2003) MEMBERSHIPS & ACTIVITIES • American Bar Association Commission on Ethics 20/20 • D.C. Circuit Historical Society • Former Chairman, United States District Court for the District of Columbia Committee on Grievances • Former President, District of Columbia Bar, (2002-2003) • Former General Counsel, District of Columbia Bar • Former member, Board of Governors, District of Columbia Bar • Former Co-Chair, Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs • Former member, Board of Directors, Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs http://www. sidley. com/j ones _george/ C-7 9/25/2013 George Jones, Jr. – People – Sidley Austin LLP Page 3 of 3 • Former member, Board of Directors, National Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law • Former member, American Bar Association Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility • Former member, District of Columbia Committee on Professional Responsibility • Former Secretary, District of Columbia Conference on Opportunities for Minorities in the Legal Profession • Former Advisory Board member, Conference of Minority Partners in Majority/Corporate Law firms • Former Board member, Legal Counsel for the Elderly C-8 9/25/2013