Jonathan Heyl Named President-Elect of North Carolina Bar AssociationJune 26, 2020 – Press Releases
Fox Rothschild LLP congratulates Jonathan Heyl, who was named President-Elect of the North Carolina Bar Association for a one-year term. He will assume the role of President at the NCBA Annual Meeting in June 2021.
“I have had the privilege of working with many great leaders of the North Carolina Bar Association and am truly honored and humbled to follow in their footsteps,” said Heyl. “The work of the Bar has never been more important than it is today. Now is the time when we as a Bar must pull together to address all of the challenges that we are facing in 2020.”
Heyl will serve as President-Elect and Chair of the Audit & Finance Committees of both the Association and Foundation. His name was placed in nomination by Jacqueline Grant, immediate Past President and Chair of the Past Presidents’ Council, which annually selects the nominee for President-Elect. A seconding speech was provided by Larry Sitton, a Past President of the NCBA and NCBF.
Heyl has an extensive service record with the Bar where he has previously served as Chair of the Antitrust and Complex Business Disputes Section, which honored him in 2019 with the Distinguished Service Award. He is a Past Chair of the Membership Committee and Judicial Independence Committee, Co-Chair of the 4ALL Task Force and was also a member of the NCBA Board of Governors and NCBF Board of Directors from 2010-2013.
At Fox, Heyl focuses his practice on matters involving antitrust litigation and counseling; contract, vendor, manufacturer-dealer, shareholder and other commercial disputes; financial services litigation; fiduciary litigation relating to trust administration; professional liability matters; and matters relating to the sports industry. He is certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission as a mediator in North Carolina.
He earned his J.D., with high honors, from the University of North Carolina and his B.A., with honors, from East Carolina University.