DeVore, Jon M.
Jon M. DeVore
Jon M. DeVore
  • Partner

Biography

Mr. DeVore’s practice concentrates on business transactions; government contracting; small business, Native American law; veteran and minority business development; 8(a) programs; natural resources; federal land use, government concessions  bankruptcy; transportation; administrative law; and legislative and administrative advocacy. He has extensive litigation, regulatory and legislative experience in Washington, D.C. and Alaska.  He has served as an expert witness in SBA fraud and corporate compliance. He is a frequent presenter at business conferences and serves as an adjunct professor on government contracting.

Education

  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, California
    • J.D. - 1986
  • Beloit College
    • B.A. - 1976
  • American University of Beirut, Lebanon

    Admitted to Practice

    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
    • U.S. District Court District of Alaska, 2008
    • Alaska, 1986
    • District of Columbia, 2005

    Practice Areas

    Professional Associations

    • Rotary Club of Anchorage-Hillside, Past President
    • Boys and Girls Club Alaska, Athletic advisory board

    Past Positions

    • U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, Chief Counsel and Legislative Director
    • U.S. Small Business Administration, District Counsel
    • District of Alaska, Special Assistant U.S. Attorney
    • U.S. Senator Frank Murkowski, Senior Legislative Assistant
    • U.S. Senator Ted Stevens, Staff Assistant

    Honors

    • Department of Justice Award for Superior Performance as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney
    • SBA General Counsel Award of Excellence
    • SBA District Office Employee of the Year