Jonathan is a partner in the Commercial & Public Finance group. His practice focuses on advising financial institutions active in the corporate trust area in relation to deal maintenance, defaults, issuance and restructuring matters relating to secured and securitized bonds (agent/trustee), project finance (depositary bank, collateral/project agent) and lending (admin/collateral agent). He also advises clients on traditional finance-related issues, including in the areas of fund raising and derivatives. His asset experience includes CDOs, CMBS/RMBS, life insurance, power (coal/oil/wind), real estate (hotels/manufacturing) and transportation (air/rail).
Jonathan gained in-house experience at BNY Mellon, where he led a team conducting the acquisition-related due diligence of JPMorgan's custody and trust business. He also worked on the debt markets transactions desk at Merrill Lynch International, where he focused on global bond issues and the Argentine economic crisis.
Jonathan is admitted to practice in the State of New York and before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. In addition, Jonathan is admitted as a Solicitor in England & Wales and Ireland.
- College of Law, York (England), Commendation, 1998, post-graduate diploma in legal practice
- University of Oxford, England, B.A., 1996
- University of Oxford, England, M.A., 1996
Professional & Civic Involvement
American Bar Association; member of International Financial Products and Services Committee Steering Group
International Association of Research Universities; committee member
Law Society of England & Wales, Law Society of Ireland
New York State Bar Association
Oxford Alumni Association of New York; mentor, OAANY Mentorship Program