Jonathan Compretta is Counsel out of the New York office* and a member of the firm’s case development and client advisory group, where he is tasked with institutional investor and client outreach.
Jonathan started his career as a Special Assistant Attorney General in the State of Mississippi where, as a member of the Executive Division, he oversaw all legislative matters for the Attorney General’s office. In that role, he worked to get passed the most comprehensive cybercrime laws in Mississippi at the time.
Prior to joining the BLB&G, Jonathan was an associate in the Mike Moore Law Firm, LLC, where his practice primarily focused on representing clients with issues pending with state attorneys general. He was part of the legal teams representing four states and a number of counties and cities in the opioid litigation resulting in over $600 million in settlements for opioid abatement in those states and political subdivisions. He was also a key member of the legal team that represented the State of Mississippi In re Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster that resulted in over $750 million settlement for the state, in addition to representing over 100 private individuals and businesses in their private actions against BP which resulted in over $40 million in recoveries for their economic losses due to the explosion and subsequent oil spill. In addition to his work on behalf of private clients in the BP Oil Spill litigation, he was part of the legal team who was able to obtain a court-appointed neutral in the MDL helping to resolve over 20,000 claims worth more than $5 billion and more than 500 local government cases.
Jonathan is a cum laude graduate of Tulane University and the University of Mississippi School of Law. He is a member of the Mississippi State Bar Association.
* Not admitted to practice in New York.