Daniel Jonathan is a senior counsel in our firm’s Century City office. A member of our Litigation Department, Mr. Jonathan counsels clients in highly sophisticated, complex legal matters and disputes. With his background in accounting and finance, he is uniquely positioned to appreciate the financial nuances of his clients’ businesses, transactions, and disputes.
Accomplished trial attorney
Mr. Jonathan has significant experience taking disputes from inception through trial and appeal, including disputes regarding contracts, real estate, accounting, and intellectual property. He has obtained favorable judgments in federal and state court trials, as well as in arbitration. While a seasoned trial attorney, Mr. Jonathan has frequently resolved his clients’ disputes early in the dispute process, avoiding years of litigation.
Reliable business counselor
In addition to representing clients in litigation matters, Mr. Jonathan has utilized his legal experience and business background to act as general counsel for businesses in a variety of fields, including real estate, technology, and manufacturing. He has also assisted clients in a broad variety of transactions such as the purchase and sale of real property, commercial leases, financing, and joint ventures.
Prior to joining Freeman Freeman and Smiley, he was an accountant at a major national accounting firm and later an attorney at the top ranked firm in the AmLaw rankings, where he represented Fortune 500 companies.