Jonathan E. Wells



Office Address:
1230 Peachtree Street, N.E
Suite 900
Atlanta, GA 30309


Emory University
(J.D., 2001)

Northwestern University
(B.A., 1997)




Chambers USA

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Environmental Law and Environmental Litigation (2016–Present)

Jonathan Wells concentrates his practice on toxic tort litigation matters and environmental regulatory, transactional, and litigation matters. His regulatory experience includes the defense of clients in federal and state enforcement proceedings, compliance counseling, providing due diligence in transactions, and hazardous site cleanups. In the toxic tort area, his experience includes defending companies from individual, mass joinder, and class action claims alleging both personal injury and property damage from exposure to lead, mercury, PCBs, benzene, petroleum products, and other chemicals. In transactional matters, Jonathan has provided counsel to buyers and sellers in transactions involving closely held corporations, publicly traded corporations, partnerships, and private equity funds. Jonathan has represented clients in a variety of civil and criminal environmental litigation matters in both state and federal courts under the RCRA, CERCLA, Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, TSCA, and analogous state regulatory schemes.