Jonathan is an associate in the firm’s Norfolk office and a member of the Commercial Section and the Mergers, Acquisitions & Strategic Alliances Practice Group. Jonathan counsels both public and private companies on matters ranging from day-to-day corporate matters to complex mergers and acquisitions, securities, and venture capital work. Jonathan’s practice includes advising sponsors, investors, and companies on merger and acquisition transactions, corporate governance, antitrust matters, preferred equity investments, capital restructurings, and debt and equity work-outs. Jonathan assists entrepreneurs with business formation, fundraising, compensation, securities, commercialization, mergers and acquisitions, and other matters pertinent to emerging businesses. Prior to practicing law, Jonathan spent more than a decade investing in, operating, and advising both domestic and international retailers, beauty companies, and consumer package goods businesses. He started his professional career working in his family-held national jewelry retailer.

    Representative Matters

    • Represented a variety of businesses and government entities in connection with the CARES Act
    • Represented the sale of a radiology practice and imaging center to a regional hospital
    • Represented the sale of a franchisor of quick service restaurants to a financial sponsor
    • Represented private equity sponsor and management investors of waste management and recycling company in restructuring and sale to public corporation
    • General corporate advisory to an oncological surgical practice
    • Represented a regional restaurant chain in connection with a variety of corporate matters


    • Dartmouth College Alumni Council; Councilor for Atlantic Region, Chair Academic Affairs Committee, 2017-2020
    • Dartmouth College Fund Committee; Co-Chair Leadership Giving Initiatives, 2012-2016
    • A Better Chicago; Project Impact Investment Council, 2013-2014


    • Dartmouth College; A.B., 2005
    • University of Oxford; MSc, 2006
    • University of Richmond School of Law; J.D., 2019