Jon Tasso is an experienced commercial trial lawyer in both state and federal court. Mr. Tasso has successfully represented clients in a wide range of matters, including contract, real property, and intellectual property disputes. Mr. Tasso’s experience ranges from simple to complex disputes, and from injunction proceedings, bench and jury trials, to appellate practice.
University of Chicago Law School, J.D. (with Honors), 1997
Brigham Young University, M.S. (Botany), 1994
Brigham Young University, B.A. (summa cum laude), 1992
Bar + Court Admissions
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
Awards + Recognitions
University of Chicago Law Review, Member
Publication + Speeches
Restoring Less-Speech-Restrictive Alternatives After Ward v. Rock Against Racism, 64 U. Chi. L. Rev. 349 (1997)
Professional + Community Involvement
The Florida Bar
The American Bar Association
Verdicts + Settlements
2011. $82,697,567 state court jury verdict on behalf of natural gas company against the state of Florida.
2010. $3,725,000 settlement following a federal jury verdict on behalf of alcohol rehabilitation clinic against the City of Treasure Island.
Other recent accomplishments include a defense verdict on behalf of defendant in $30 million trade secret case.