Jason Hunter Korn is an attorney with the law firm of Dentons Cohen & Grigsby. He serves as the Firm’s Managing Director for its Florida office, as well as on its Shareholders’ Council (executive committee), and as Deputy General Counsel.
Jason received his undergraduate degree in economics and management from the University of Michigan and his law degree from Boston University School of Law. He began his legal career in New York City representing large companies and healthcare providers with high exposure claims. He now concentrates his practice in the areas of business litigation, commercial and real estate litigation, and construction law. He is the former Chairman of the Judicial Nominating Committee of the 20th Judicial Circuit (appointed by Governor Jeb Bush), the former President of the Trial Lawyers Section of the Collier County Bar Association, and the former President of the American Inns of Court, Collier County. He is currently serving on The Florida Bar’s Professional Ethics Committee.
Jason has served in numerous leadership roles in various civic, charitable and community organizations. The Collier County Education Foundation honored Jason with its annual Men of Distinction™ award, “recognizing men who have distinguished themselves through extensive charitable community service in Collier County, men whose fervent passion for helping others made, and continues to make, the community a better place.” Jason has served Chairman of the Board of Directors of the United Way of Collier County, Chairman of the District Board of Florida SouthWestern State College Foundation, Board Member and Chairman of the Governance and Nominating Committee of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, and Board Member and Chairman of the Investor Advisory Committee of the Southwest Florida Economic Development Alliance.
Jason’s style of litigation earned him recognition earlier in his career by Gulfshore Life Magazine© in the area of complex litigation and as a group of “Go-To Lawyers’’ and “A-List Advocates” in Southwest Florida. In 2020, Jason was named “Lawyer of the Year” in the area of Litigation-Construction in the Fort Myers, Florida community by The Best Lawyers of America©. In 2020, Jason was selected again to the Florida Super Lawyers list and also for inclusion in the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers of America© in the area of Commercial and Construction Litigation.
Jason has been involved with Gulfshore Playhouse since its early planning stages as a member of the Leadership Council in 2007, Advisory Board in 2008, and a member of the Board of Directors since 2009. He serves on the Finance Committee and as Chairman of the Governance Committee.