Jonathan is one of the firm's most experienced trial lawyers, focusing on complex commercial and real estate related litigation. He has tried dozens of cases in both federal and state courts throughout the United States involving a wide range of business issues. He has handled arbitrations, nationwide class actions and appeals, and has litigated corporate, real estate, securities, employment and fraud cases of all kinds. His clients range from national homebuilders to internet start-ups, from real estate developers to Silicon Valley software companies, and from individuals and private partnerships to public Fortune 500 corporations. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants.
Jonathan was born and raised in England, where he was admitted as a barrister, and for a number of years taught law at the University of Cambridge where he was a Fellow of Churchill College. He was also a Fulbright Scholar and after coming to the United States taught at Stanford Law School. He is the author of two books, as well as numerous articles, and has frequently lectured on legal issues.