Jonathan is an experienced commercial litigator with a background in contract disputes, business torts, antitrust, employment, securities, intellectual property, and compliance. An accomplished litigator as well as a trained mediator, Jonathan is dedicated to ensuring the best possible results for his clients.
As an associate in BFKN’s Litigation Group, Jonathan works on a wide range of complex litigation matters, including motor vehicle franchise disputes, contract disputes, shareholder disputes, and real estate litigation. Jonathan has vast experience in all stages of litigation and strategic decision-making, including advising clients on prelitigation questions, government investigations, filing a lawsuit, responding to a lawsuit, discovery decisions, and trial strategy.
Before joining BFKN, Jonathan was a litigation associate at a small firm in Chicago and a large firm in New York City. He also clerked for the Honorable Milton I. Shadur in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. While attending law school, Jonathan was a Notes Editor for the Journal of Law Reform, volunteer with the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center, participant in the Human Trafficking Clinic, and intern for the Boston Red Sox. Jonathan maintains an active pro bono practice and has volunteered throughout the Chicago community including with the Heartland Alliance, iMentor, and the Center for Conflict Resolution.
- State of Illinois
- State of New York
- U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois
- U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court - Western District of New York
- Hon. Milton I. Shadur, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (2016-2017)
- The University of Michigan Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2015
- American University, B.A. in Communication, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Government (CLEG) and Political Science, magna cum laude, 2011
- Notes Editor, Michigan Journal of Law Reform
- Certificate of Merit for Torts