Jonathan has a diverse litigation practice including commercial disputes,
complex products liability, employment litigation, white collar criminal
defense, civil rights, media law and insurance. He has tried numerous jury cases
to verdict in both state and federal courts. Jonathan has handled over one
hundred appeals, and has argued in the First, Third and Fourth Departments, the
New York Court of Appeals, and in the United States Court of Appeals for the
Second, Sixth and Eighth Circuits. In 2009, he obtained one of the largest
arbitration awards in the history of FINRA, a $40 million award against Merrill
Lynch. Jonathan has been involved in several multi-district litigation matters
and class and collective actions.
Jonathan's clients include higher education institutions, pharmaceutical and
medical device companies, media companies, school districts, and religious
Prior to joining the firm, Jonathan served as Law Clerk to the Honorable
Phyllis A. Kravitch, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.