Jonathan advises clients on privacy/data protection and cybersecurity compliance and risk issues as well as on matters involving intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, commercial disputes, and corporate governance. Jonathan’s experience includes developing and implementing policies and procedures, training, and other GDPR/CCPA and other global compliance documentation; negotiating data processing addendums and other technology agreements; responding to data subject requests; M&A due diligence; and product counseling. Jonathan has worked with clients in the Web3, health, medical device, financial services, consumer products manufacturing, and other industries, including on matters involving clinical trials, international data transfers, biometrics, AdTech, data analytics, blockchain and other innovative technologies.
Prior to attending law school, Jonathan led as a Captain and infantry officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. During his 10 years of service, Jonathan served in a variety of billets, including leading rifle platoons in combat during Operation Iraqi Freedom and commanding a 150-Marine rifle company performing security and training exercises in Southeast Asia, as well as conducting counter-piracy operations in Somalia, advising U.S. diplomatic posts in Bahrain and Pakistan on security protocols, and managing complex military projects and programs as a staff officer.
Active in the community, Jonathan currently serves as the Board Chair of HomeFirst, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, the largest service provider in Santa Clara County committed to ending homelessness.