Stephen A. Jones
Mr. Jones is one of the founding partners in 1985 of what has become Ning Lilly & Jones.
Mr. Jones obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Latin from the University of Virginia, graduating Summa Cum Laude in 1975. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Yale Law School in 1981. In 1981, he entered legal practice in Hawaii as an associate of the firm then known as Carlsmith, Carlsmith, Wichman & Case, handling projects that included the public tender offer and bankruptcy litigation for Crown Corporation, and the drafting of proposed U.C.C. for the Commonwealth of Northern Marianas. In 1983, he joined the firm of Green & Ning as an associate, specializing in general business, bankruptcy litigation and construction industry collections.
Mr. Jones’ area of practice is commercial litigation, including partnership, corporate, fiduciary and real property disputes. He has represented bankruptcy trustees in both general counsel and special counsel capacities and served as discovery co-counsel for the Navajo Nation in breach of trust litigation before the U.S. Court of Claims.