Jonathan's practice focuses on representing growth-oriented and entrepreneurial clients, often in connection with the firm's outside general counsel practice. He routinely represents companies in business transactions and corporate governance matters, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, debt and private equity financing and securities offerings. A licensed patent attorney, Jonathan also focuses on intellectual property and technology related matters such as licensing, distribution, procurement and trademark prosecution and protection.
Jonathan brings to the firm's business practice a unique and valuable set of experiences. Holding a degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, Jonathan first worked for Accenture, providing internet security and infrastructure consulting services to its clients, and then worked for Tosco Corporation, Phillips Petroleum Company and ConocoPhillips in their Information Technology departments. While continuing to work as an IT Manager, Jonathan attended Rutgers University School of Law. After law school he worked in both the Information Technology and Legal departments, focusing primarily on intellectual property matters, including review of marketing and advertising materials, procurement agreements, e-commerce initiatives and maintenance of patent, trademark and other intellectual property rights.
Jonathan's experience in both information technology and in-house legal departments gives him a valuable perspective when assisting our clients, having sat on their side of the table.
Source says: "He's a top-notch deal lead. He's well versed in the scope of issues and knew when to bring in deep resources as needed. He got the job done and done well." - Chambers USA 2017
Clients served represent a variety of industries and have included: Appointment Plus; Armor Defense (FireHost); Bookmans; Cinemo; Diamond Animal Health; Heska Corporation; iMemories; IPRO Tech; Insight Enterprises; Kovach Building Enclosures; Nero; NetPro Computing; Petsense; Philosophy; POST Integrations; Pure Chat; Serious Integrated; Solugenix; and Telesoft.