Jonathan E. Schulz

Legal Assistant
Crystal Hester
P: 704.338.6133

Jonathan Schulz is a business litigator who represents clients ranging from individuals and family-run small businesses to public corporations. He advises clients on all aspects of the dispute resolution process and litigates claims relating to fraud, unfair and deceptive trade practices, breach of fiduciary duty, misappropriation of trade secrets, trademark infringement, and violation of non-competition covenants. Jonathan has particular experience in the franchise industry, where he regularly represents franchisors in disputes involving the termination of franchisees, violations of post-termination restrictive covenants, and other breaches of franchise agreements. He has represented clients in both state and federal courts, including the North Carolina Business Court, as well as in AAA arbitration.

A portion of Jonathan’s practice involves appeals of various civil matters. Before joining Bradley, Jonathan clerked for then Chief Judge William B. Traxler, Jr., on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Notable Matters
  • Defended a public technology company in an arbitration against a claim for royalties following the acquisition of a start-up business
  • Obtained partial summary judgment on fraud and negligent misrepresentation claims on behalf of a public company relating to the acquisition of web domains
  • Obtained affirmance of an attorney fee award against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • Defended multiple businesses against employment discrimination claims under Title VII and the ADEA in North Carolina federal district courts and before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit