Extensive experience in international and domestic arbitration as emergency arbitrator, sole arbitrator, panelist and panel chair in large and complex matters involving exclusive technology supply and service agreements, life sciences, medical device technologies, pharmaceutical manufacture and supply agreements, patent license agreements, FRAND, patent exhaustion, proprietary information, invention assignment, intellectual property, FIFRA, franchise agreements, area development agreements, software, firmware and hardware agreements, support and maintenance service agreements, 2G and 3G mobile communications technologies, sensor technologies, aqueous ozone generation technology, electronic payment processing systems, global motion picture distribution, motion picture revenue participation agreements for the PRC, employment agreements, at-will employment, non-solicit and non-competition agreements, manufacturing rights, close corporation disputes, liquidation of hedge funds, valuation of shareholder interests and terms of shareholder buyouts, fiduciary duty, freeze-out, waste, derivative claims, securities purchase agreements, professional liability, insurance coverage, brokerage of life and other personal lines of insurance policies, commissions for brokerage/productions of insurance policies, Fair Credit Reporting Act, multiparty and cross-border disputes.
Member, ICDR Panel of Arbitrators, AAA Commercial Panel, Large and Complex Cases, AAA-ICDR Life Sciences Panel, Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center’s Tech List of the World’s Leading Technology Arbitrators, Roster of International Arbitrators, and Global Arbitration Review ART List of Arbitrators.
Recognized as a “Lawyer of the Year” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Newspaper and twice named as a “Top 100 Massachusetts Super Lawyer.” Regularly listed as a Best Lawyer in America in the areas of arbitration and commercial litigation. Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators. Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Mr. Fitch is graduate of Boston College Law School (J.D.), Yale School of Management (M.P.P.M.) and Williams College (B.A.). He frequently lectures on international and domestic arbitration and management topics at law schools, the Boston Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, and at AAA-ICDR arbitration programs. He is Co-Chair of the Disputes Committee of the International Law Section of the Boston Bar Association and a member of the Steering Committee of the Boston Chapter of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators North America Branch. He is a founding director of the Boston International Arbitration Council.
Jonathan W. Fitch is managing partner of Fitch Law Partners LLP, a Boston based, 23 lawyer litigation boutique recognized as a Best Law Firm in America.