Jonathon D. Himes

Associate (he/him/his)

Litigation Associate

Jon practices in several areas including litigation, employment, and financial services, enabling him to assist clients with a full-range of legal and business challenges. A former teacher, Jon leverages that same dedication, problem-solving skills, and work ethic to achieve the best results for the firm’s clients.
Jon earned his law degree from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, where he served as the Executive Notes and Comments Editor of the Indiana Law Journal and as a member of the Indiana University Nonprofit Legal Clinic. Prior to joining Farleigh Wada Witt as an associate attorney, Jon was a summer law clerk with the firm and served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Jane E. Magnus-Stinson at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana and the Honorable Martha L. Walters of the Oregon Supreme Court.

Outside of work, Jon enjoys traveling, trail running, and exploring the Pacific Northwest with his wife and their Siberian Husky, Izzy.

Spent two summers in China during college | Coached track & field and is an avid basketball and soccer fan | As a teacher, his students were convinced he’d marry the teacher across the hall—they were right!

Representative Matters

  • Commercial and consumer collections
  • Business disputes
  • Contract disputes
  • Real Estate litigation
  • Tort defense
  • Shareholder disputes

  • Employment litigation
  • Wage and hour laws

Banking & Finance
  • Financial services litigation
  • Creditors' rights


Indiana University Maurer School of Law (J.D., cum laude 2019)
Butler University (B.A., Political Science 2012)


Oregon State Bar
Washington State Bar


Campaign for Equal Justice (CEJ), Young Lawyers
Multnomah Bar Association Young Lawyers Section

Oregon State Bar
     Litigation Section
     Administrative Law Section
     Business Litigation Section
     Environmental & Natural Resources Law Section
     Labor & Employment Law Section
     Technology Section

News & Events

FWW Employment Alert: U.S. Department of Labor Increases Salary Basis for Exempt Employees


On April 23, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule which will increase the FLSA’s annual salary-level basis threshold for white-collar exemptions to overtime requirements. READ MORE

FWW Employment Alert: Federal Trade Commission Bans Non-Competes Nationwide


On April 23rd the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a final rule that effectively bans employers’ use of all non-compete agreements (with very limited exceptions). READ MORE

FWW Employment Alert: Oregon and Washington Legislative Updates 2024


As we settle into 2024, now is a good time to take note of some recent changes to Oregon and Washington employment laws. As usual, there are a number of updates that will require revising handbooks and policies. READ MORE

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