Jonathan P. Vuotto is a founding partner of the firm. Jon is an experienced commercial litigator with a diverse practice. He has successfully guided clients through a wide variety of complex disputes.

Jon has developed particular experience in the substantive areas of creditors’ rights, real estate, environmental, construction, and professional liability litigation. His practice includes serving clients in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.

Prior to forming McAndrew Vuotto with Bob McAndrew, Jon was a partner in the Commercial Litigation department at Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti, LLP, one of New Jersey’s oldest and most prominent law firms.

Jon has successfully tried cases in the state courts of New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania, and the federal courts in the District of New Jersey and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Jon has also successfully represented clients in American Arbitration Association proceedings and administrative law matters.

In addition to his work at the trial level, Jon is an experienced appellate practitioner. He has prosecuted and defended against appeals in the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits, the New York Court of Appeals, the New York and New Jersey Appellate Divisions, and the Pennsylvania Superior Court. Jon also was a contributor to the annual Supplement for the New Jersey Practice Series Appellate Practice and Procedure treatise from 2007 through 2017. He completed a judicial clerkship for the Hon. Jack L. Lintner (ret.) of the New Jersey Appellate Division in the 2004-2005 court year.

Thomson Reuters included Jon on New Jersey’s Business Litigation Super Lawyers list for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. Thomson Reuters previously included Jon on the New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Star list for Business Litigation from 2010 through 2014.

  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., 2004
  • Brandeis University, M.A., 1998
  • Kutztown University, B.A., B.S., 1997
Bar and Court Admissions
  • State of New Jersey
  • State of New York
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Professional Activities
  • New Jersey District X-A (East Morris & Sussex Counties)
    District Ethics Committee, 2021-2025
  • New Jersey District X (Morris & Sussex Counties)
    Fee Arbitration Committee, 2017 – 2021
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
    Business and Commercial Litigation Committee, 2019 – 2023
    Executive Committee, Young Lawyers Division, 2008
  • New York State Bar Association
    Committee on Professional Discipline, 2009 – 2013
  • American Bar Association
    Center for Professional Responsibility
  • Morris County Bar Association
    Chair, Financial Services Committee, 2014 – 2018
    Sub-Committee on Malpractice Litigation
    Co-Chair, Bankruptcy Committee, 2007 – 2012
  • New York City Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bankers Association
    Loan Servicing Committee, 2014 – 2017