Wites & Kapetan, P.A. is pleased to announce that Jonathan S. Burns has been named a partner at the firm. Mr. Burns has been an associate with Wites & Kapetan for over three years and has earned numerous verdicts and settlements in excess of $1 million since joining the firm. Currently, he is handling a vast array of cases including those involving personal injury and wrongful death, and securities fraud, and is also working alongside Marc A. Wites in representing Texas Equusearch against Casey Anthony.
“Jonathan is an excellent attorney and a valued member of our team. Throughout his tenure at Wites & Kapetan, he has continually achieved great results for our clients. We are pleased and fortunate to have him as a partner of the law firm,” said Alex N. Kapetan of the successful personal injury and class-action firm.
Marc Wites continued, by explaining that: “Jonathan has great poise and presence with both clients and judges. He has participated in many trials, and countless hearings, and is always a great reflection on the law firm”
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Burns practiced law with Thornton, Davis & Fein, a well-respected firm in Miami, where he defended major tire corporations in complex wrongful death cases, and also represented major banks in negligent security cases.
“I am thrilled to be named a partner in such a great firm,” said Burns. “I look forward to making a significant contribution in the years to come.”
Mr. Burns is a graduate of the St. Thomas University School of Law, and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida. Mr. Burns is married with a one year-old daughter and is one of the top racquetball players in the state of Florida.