Jonathan studied law at Cornell University, where he worked as a law clerk for the University Counsel, served as a teaching assistant for Professor Peter Martin (copyright) and as a research assistant for Professor Ted Eisenberg (debtor creditor law), prosecuted violations under the supervision of Ithaca’s Assistant City Attorney, and served as an extern under the Hon. Peter Buckley (N.Y. Supreme Court, Chemung County) – for which he was honored to receive the CALI Excellence for the Future Award.
Prior to law school, Jonathan studied social work at Columbia University and provided family-focused social services and counseling in a multicultural and multilingual community setting.
For a number of years, Jonathan was associated with mid-sized and nationally-based law firms, where he assisted secured lenders and other businesses in contractual disputes, asset recovery and collections, copyright and trademark litigation, and other matters. Among other areas, Jonathan acquired extensive experience zealously litigating discrimination, harassment and other employment-related matters on behalf of individuals and families.
Jonathan maintains a solid track record in federal, state and bankruptcy courts in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, and has handled a number of successful appeals.