Jonathan counsels on product and website design relating to privacy and data protection compliance and on strengthening a business’s resilience to cyber threat actors. He also advises clients on matters involving regulatory compliance, intellectual property, commercial disputes, and corporate governance related to cybersecurity.
Jonathan’s experience includes:
- Developing and implementing internal policies & procedures, training, and other GDPR/CCPA/Federal/State compliance documentation
- Responding to data subject requests and breach incidents
- Negotiating data processing addendums and other technology agreements
- M&A due diligence
- Litigating commercial and intellectual property disputes
- Product counseling
Jonathan has worked with clients in the Web3, financial services, consumer tech & e-commerce, defense & government, health & medical device, and AI & Machine Learning sectors, including on matters involving clinical trials, international data transfers, biometrics, AdTech, data analytics, blockchain and other innovative technologies. Jonathan has also been recognized as a Fenwick Pro Bono Champion in 2023 for his work with non-profits and underserved communities.
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.
Jonathan is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and has received the CIPP/US and CIPP/E certification. He is also on the Executive Committee of The Honorable William A. Ingram Inn Chapter of the American Inn of Court.
Active in the community, Jonathan currently serves as the Board Chair of HomeFirst, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and the largest service provider in Santa Clara County committed to ending homelessness with operational budget of $50 Million, and serves on the Wine Country Marines board, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that supports the transition of service members and their family members to civilian life and provides support for the recovery and assistance during times of crisis, injury, or death.