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Jon T. Brinkman


As an Associate in Dickinson Wright’s Commercial and Business Litigation practice group, Jon Brinkman guides his clients through all phases of the litigation process, from handling pre-trial motion work and depositions to advocating on their behalf in court. His clients appreciate his business-centered approach to developing and executing litigation strategies, aimed at managing risk and achieving their business objectives.

Jon has represented clients, including franchisors and other corporate entities, in high-stakes business disputes across the nation. He has worked with insurers involved in coverage disputes as well as companies facing product and premises liability cases. Prior to joining Dickinson Wright, Jon was an associate with a large national law firm as a member of their litigation team, executing comprehensive legal strategies covering large portfolios of interrelated cases.

Education & Credentials


Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

  • Pedrick Scholar
  • Arizona State Law Journal, Research Editor
  • CALI Award, Legal Method and Writing

Arizona State University, W.P. Carey School of Business


Arizona State University

B.A., Finance

Bar Admission

  • Arizona


  • Southwest Super Lawyers®
    • Rising Stars, 2022-2023

Prominent Assignments

  • Successfully defended client in arbitration against personal injury claims where responsibilities included opening argument, cross-examination, and closing argument.
  • Represented commercial and business interests in matters involving issues that ranged from general negligence, premises liability, and vicarious liability to consumer protection and fraud claims.
  • Prevailed on motions to dismiss and motions for summary judgment on behalf of product manufacturers and franchisors in jurisdictions across the United States.

Professional Involvement

  • Urban Land Institute Arizona Chapter, Partnership Forum, 2020
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel, 2018- 2019

Community Involvement

  • Phoenix Community Alliance, 2021

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
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