Marie M. Jones
Gulf Tower, 707 Grant Street
Firm Web Site: www.jonespassodelis.com
External Marketing Committee - 2016-2017, 2017-2018; State Chair - 2017-
Practice and Personal Background
Marie Milie Jones is a founding partner of JonesPassodelis, a boutique litigation and counseling firm in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She counsels business and public entity clients in risk management principles and handles litigation in federal and state court in the employment and civil rights fields. She also handles commercial disputes for individual and business clients. She is active in multiple community enterprises and serves as an Independent Director for the publicly traded Federated Investors, Inc. She recently concluded a lengthy period of service on the Board of Directors for Duquesne University, including 8 years as Chair of that Board from 2009-2017. Ms. Jones is a graduate of Duquesne University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and its School of Law. Ms. Jones is a member of the Allegheny County Academy of Trial Lawyers, past President of the Pennsylvania Defense Institute, a member of DRI, The Voice of the Defense Bar, the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel and the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys. She was selected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer from 2004-2017 (including a feature article in 2005) (2019-2020). Ms. Jones has received numerous awards and recognition including receipt of an Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree from Duquesne University, recognition for partnership at the 30th Anniversary dinner of the Pennsylvania Counties Risk Pool, the Greensburg Central Catholic Distinguished Centurion Achievement Award, the Allegheny County Bar Association Professionalism Award, the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh Manifesting the Kingdom Award, The Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, the Duquesne University Law Alumni Meritorious Service Award, Duquesne University Women of Distinction Award, the St. Thomas More Award, the Susan B. Anthony Award, being named an Oakland Catholic Leading Lady, being named the Friend of County Government by the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania and induction into the Century Club of Distinguished Alumni of Duquesne University.