Overview

Jon W. Spencer handles complex litigation on behalf of employers to help them control workers’ compensation costs by defending against fraudulent claims and facilitating legitimate ones. He has experience with the Georgia Workers’ Compensation Act and the State Board of Workers’ Compensation.

Jon has high-level experience handling large volumes of appeals to the Court of Appeals of Georgia and dozens of cases at the administrative law judge (ALJ) level. He has handled a wide range of uniquely challenging cases, including the closing of extensive and costly workers’ compensation claims that had been open for years, usually involving Medicare Set-Asides and various liens.

Jon actively pursues highly successful and cost-saving outcomes for his clients, providing executive counsel and coaching that inspires confidence and minimizes stress. His years of combined experience lend agility to his legal acumen, enhancing his knowledge and capacity to successfully navigate the complexities of workers’ compensation legislation and administrative rules.

Before joining Swift Currie in 2007, Jon served as the assistant attorney general for the Missouri Attorney General’s Office, representing the state and Second Injury Fund. He also practiced insurance and workers’ compensation defense in Missouri and Illinois.

Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • The Missouri Bar

Practice Areas

Bar Admittances

  • Georgia
  • Missouri

Education

University of Missouri School of Law (J.D., 1994)

University of Missouri (B.S., 1991)

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