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Jon S. Schultz


Jon is the Co-Chair of the Litigation Department for the Scottsdale Regional Office. Jon’s litigation practice is focused on complex civil matters, commercial transaction disputes, real estate transaction and boundary disputes, insurance bad faith defense, lender defense, international law, products liability matters, and government defense. Jon has experience representing a full range of litigants from individuals, fortune 500 companies, and governmental entities, on both the plaintiff and defense sides. 

Jon is also the practice lead for the Firm’s employment-based immigration practice and assists clients in developing and implementing regulation compliant immigration petitioning systems, including preparing J-1 waivers, H-1B, L-1, E-3, and other Non-immigrant visa petitions, preparing and filing PERM labor certifications, and filing Lawful Permanent Resident (green card) applications. Jon has a subspecialty assisting healthcare providers navigate specific immigration processes, including CONRAD 30 Waivers, Physician National Interest Waivers, and Schedule A Labor Certifications. 

Jon has prior experience with criminal prosecution. Prior to practicing law, Jon was a commercial real estate broker specializing in retail leasing.

  • Manage employment based visa sponsorship practice on a national basis
  • Established regulation compliant Non-immigrant visa and permanent resident (green card) programs for multi-state hospital networks, engineering firms, financial services firms, online retailers, cyber security firms, and IT consulting firms
  • Specialist in J-1 waivers and National Interest Waivers for physician groups
  • Obtained E-2, E-3, P-1, H-1B, L-1, TN, and O-1 visas for foreign national employees of all types
  • Obtained PERM-based, National Interest Waiver, Mutli-National Manager, and Outstanding Researcher permanent resident visas
  • Prepare family-based immigrant and non-immigrant visa petitions including, K-1, I-130, and adjustment of status petitions
  • Appellate decisions argued: Gerard v. Kiewit, No. 1 CA-CV 19-0479
  • Obtained defense verdict after three week jury trial in a multi-million dollar insurance bad faith defense matter
  • Successfully defended wrongful discharge action through the Arizona Supreme Court
  • Prosecuted multi state business broker dispute
  • Prosecuted complex product defect, warranty, and business tort matter
  • Manage default actions for a major REIT on a national basis
  • Prosecuted forcible entry and detainer actions through trial for multi-tenant commercial and residential property owners
  • Defended mortgage lender in upstream securities warranty dispute resulting from government take-over of a major financial institution
  • Defended big box stores in strict products liability actions
  • Defended Governmental official disputing jurisdiction under international law
  • Defended life, property and casualty, long term care, disability, and health insurers in insurance bad faith actions
  • Prosecuted “other insurance” contribution matter related to underlying professional malpractice action
  • Represented employer in obtaining injunction against workplace harassment
  • Defended state government in gender discrimination action