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John Martin Jones,, American lawyer. Achievements include being a member advisory committee in drafting and preparation of America Law Institute's Model Land Development Code, 1970-1977.


Jones,, John Martin was born on December 31, 1928 in Baltimore. Son of John Martin and Nannalee (Rogers) Jones.


Bachelor of Arts Maryland, 1951. Bachelor of Laws, University Maryland, 1953.


Associate Piper & Marbury, Baltimore, 1954-1959, partner, 1960-1986. Private practice, 1986-1999. Assistant attorney general State of Maryland, 1959-1960.

Counsel Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, Baltimore, 2000-2001. Legal consultant to law firms, 2001—2002. Of counsel Kirkland & Ellis, since 2003.

Member Maryland Governor's Commission to Study Tax Laws.


Member Baltimore Area council Boy Scouts American. Publication advisory Regional Planning Council, Greater Baltimore, 1977. Member American Bar Association, Maryland Bar Association, Bar Association Baltimore City, American Judicature Society (life), American Law Institute (life), Center Club, Yale Club of New York City, Order of Coif, Delta Theta Phi, Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Clubs: Center, Yale of New York City, DKE of New York City.


Married Dayle Fort Nesbitt, July 27, 1969. Children— David Mallory, Kelly Anne Klein, Jeffrey Wallace Arthur, Kathleen Celeste Silvester. Stepchildren— Martha Nesbitt Dewey, William Fort Nesbitt, Howard Scott Nesbitt.