BUSINESS LITIGATION AND GAMING

 Jonathan has won 15 seven-figure litigations in the last 19 years.  His overall record in litigated matters in the last 22 years is 62 wins and 9 losses.

Jonathan’s reputation among judges and other senior lawyers in Los Angeles Superior Court (the nation’s largest); his strong academic background; past associations with national law firms; and over 300 trial days before a judge and jury, lend stature and ease when handling diverse business litigations.  Recently, Jonathan has begun doing asset-laden family law trials as well.

Within the general field of litigation, Jonathan is especially known in the gaming industry. Recent gaming industry work includes a 7-figure recovery for gaming personnel from a private equity fund, stemming from failure of largest gaming cruise ship operator in Florida;  a 7-figure minority shareholder buyout, involving a Mississippi casino;  IP licensing for Paramount Pictures to the gaming industry; and regulatory work before California Gambling Control Commission on behalf of a slot machine manufacturer.

Jonathan is a well-known speaker and writer on business litigation topics. He has served as Dinner Chair for all four Annual Litigation Awards Dinners at the 6,000-lawyer Beverly Hills Bar Association.  Jonathan has also chaired the 1,000-lawyer Litigation Section, and served two terms on the BHBA Board of Directors.

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