Overview

Jonathan is a real estate associate and a member of the Retail and Commercial Development Team.  He has handled a broad range of real estate transactions and specializes in commercial development and leasing, primarily representing developers and owners of retail, office, mixed-use, and industrial properties.  Jonathan also represents owners of lifestyle and shopping centers in the negotiation of leases with major national tenants, regional tenants, and other specialty retail operators.

Jonathan earned his J.D. from Loyola Law School.  While in law school, he was a Legal Extern in the Corporate Fraud Section of the Office of the Attorney General of California.  Jonathan received his B.A. from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication. 

Experience

  • Represented a major co-working company in the $118 million lease of over 102,000 square feet of office space in San Francisco, California.

  • Represented a major co-working company in the $92 million lease of over 114,000 square feet of space in Seattle, Washington.

  • Represented a major co-working company in the $42 million lease of the entirety of the office space of a new construction, mixed-use property in Seattle, Washington.

  • Represents a prominent national multi-family project developer in its ground floor retail leasing transactions throughout the United States.

  • Represents the developer in the redevelopment and leasing of a major regional mall and mixed-use project in Northern California.

  • Represents the developer in the negotiation of leases for a 250,000 square foot high-end lifestyle center in Northern California designed by a world-renowned architect.

  • Represents a major retail developer in its dispositions of retail projects throughout the West Coast.

  • Represented the seller in the $72 million sale of a retail project in Ventura County.

  • Represented the buyer in connection with the $25 million purchase and $20 million option to purchase undeveloped land in El Segundo, California, including preparation of development documents, due diligence and title and survey review.

  • Represented the buyer in connection with the $25 million purchase and $20 million option to purchase undeveloped land in El Segundo, California, including preparation of development documents, due diligence and title and survey review.

  • Represented the seller in connection with the $29 million sale of undeveloped land for construction of a medical office building in El Segundo, California, including the negotiation of related site development and reciprocal easement agreements.

Insights

Speaking Engagements

Awards & Affiliations

Honors & Recognitions

Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2021-2022

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Real Estate Law, 2023

Selected as an “Influencer in Retail” in Globe St. Real Estate Forum, May 2020, as a member of the Retail and Commercial Development Team, the only law firm included as one of 15 national recipients

First Honors Award in Financing Entertainment Industry Ventures at Loyola Law School

Professional Affiliations

Los Angeles County Bar Association, Real Property Section

  • Co-Chair of the Commercial Leasing and Development Subsection - 2021

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

Education

J.D., Loyola Law School, 2012

B.A., University of Southern California, 2008

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