Jonathan advises clients on antitrust, consumer protection, and other government regulatory matters, including civil and criminal government investigations, mergers and acquisitions, counseling on antitrust, consumer protection and advertising issues, litigation, and legislative issues. He works with clients from a variety of industries, and has extensive experience in the health care, aviation, maritime, energy, high-tech, and financial services sectors.
Jonathan represents subjects, complainants, and third parties in government investigations by, among others, the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Communications Commission, and state attorneys general. He also represents clients in proceedings before the National Advertising Division of the Advertising Self-Regulatory Council.
Jonathan's counseling work focuses on antitrust and consumer protection issues and includes providing advice to businesses, nonprofits, and trade associations on a wide variety of issues including, advertising claims, unfair or deceptive acts or practices, joint ventures and teaming arrangements, pricing and distribution issues, and exclusivity provisions. He also counsels clients on compliance issues related to a number of federal and state laws, including the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Dodd-Frank Act, the Robinson-Patman Act, and the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act.
Jonathan's antitrust work involves mergers, government investigations, litigation, and counseling. His merger practice includes representing clients before the Federal Trade Commission, the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and state attorneys general, and involves advising on all aspects of a transaction, including conducting competitive analyses, Hart-Scott-Rodino filings, and counseling to avoid “gun jumping.”