Jonathan K. Hettleman

Associate
Hettleman, Jonathan K.

Jonathan Hettleman focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation and government investigations and enforcement actions. Jonathan is experienced in all stages of litigation, from initial case assessment through trial, in both state and federal courts. He has argued discovery disputes, conducted witness interviews, prepared fact and expert witnesses for depositions, and defended depositions. Jonathan has also drafted briefs in support of and in opposition to dispositive motions and Daubert motions, as well as numerous appellate briefs. Jonathan gained judicial experience in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland as a law clerk for Judge Stephanie A. Gallagher.

During law school, Jonathan served as an intern in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York, where he conducted legal research and prepared legal memoranda for the attorneys in both the General Crimes and Organized Crime and Gangs divisions. He was also a clinic student at the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations and at the Brennan Center for Justice.

Prior to law school, Jonathan was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship and spent a year as an English teaching assistant in Cao Bằng, Vietnam, and served as an intern in the Juvenile Division of the Office of the Public Defender.

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Credentials
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Education

  • J.D. New York University School of Law 2018
    • Chair, Policy and Elections Committee, American Constitution Society
    • Competitions advocacy editor, Moot Court Board
    • Intern, U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York
    • Clinic student, United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
    • Clinic student, Brennan Center for Justice
  • B.A. Political Science, English Johns Hopkins University 2014
    • General University Honors, Departmental Honors in Political Science
    • Captain, Varsity Baseball Team

Bar Admissions

  • Admitted in District of Columbia only; practicing under the supervision of Venable partners admitted in Maryland

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Clerk Experience

  • Honorable Stephanie A. Gallagher U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland 2021 - 2022