Stephen A. Jones

Associate

Overview

Stephen A. Jones is an associate and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Stephen is a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice.

Stephen began his career with Foley as a summer associate and gained experience in researching and drafting memoranda for the firm’s litigation department on discrete legal issues, including corporate restructuring matters, breach of contract disputes, fiduciary duty violations, motions for summary judgment, motions in limine, and taking and defending depositions. He also provided legal research findings to partners and senior associates and participated in case discussions, attended client meetings, depositions, hearings and jury trials.

Prior to joining Foley, Stephen served as a judicial law clerk for Justice Eva Guzman of the Texas Supreme Court in Austin, Texas where he conducted legal research and drafted majority, per curiam, concurring, and dissenting opinions in numerous Texas civil cases and assisted Justice Guzman in preparing for conference, oral arguments, and public-speaking engagements.

Education

  • Texas Tech University School of Law (J.D., Valedictorian, summa cum laude, 2019)
    • Business Law Concentration
    • Member, Order of the Coif
    • Member, National Order of Barristers
    • Chairman, Texas Tech Law Board of Barristers: (2018 - 2019)
    • Articles Editor, Texas Tech Law Review, Vol. 50
    • Editorial Board Member and Contributing Writer, The Texas Bank Lawyer, Vol. 42
    • Member, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
    • Member, Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society
    • Member, Texas Tech Law Pretrial and Mock Trial National Team (2018 - 2019)
    • Member, Texas Tech Law Arbitration National Team (2017 - 2018)
  • Colorado State University (B.A, 2015)        
    • Major - Business Communications
    • Minor - Entrepreneurship
    • Scholarship Recipient, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
    • President, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity

Publications

  • Author, “Data-Breaches, Bitcoin, and Blockchain Technology: A Modern Approach to the Data-Security Crisis,” Texas Tech Law Review (Summer 2018)
  • Co-author, “The CLOUD Act's Dramatic Impact on International Privacy Laws,” E-Commerce Times (June 7, 2018)
  • Author, “Evidence Relevant to Defeat the Rebuttable Rule When Creditor Fails to Give Notice of Disposition Sale,” The American Bank Lawyer (April 2018)

Admissions

  • Texas State Bar (2019)