Jonathan represents real estate developers and businesses in the acquisition, entitlement, financing, and construction of commercial real estate projects. He helps his clients navigate state and local government issues, including zoning and tax issues. Additionally, Jonathan also advises clients who are seeking to limit capital gains exposure in their sale of property by structuring 1031 exchanges.
Known for his diligent approach to resolving complex legal issues, Jonathan provides timely and thorough guidance to his clients. Through his transparent and communicative nature, he works to establish the resolution of outstanding issues clients maintain and uncertain legal positions clients wish to take.
Prior to joining Michael Best, Jonathan worked with the Mergers & Acquisitions team at a multinational professional services firm, where he assisted clients on matters from an indirect tax perspective. He also gained valuable experience with a variety of real estate and tax issues as a clerk at two Chicago-based firms.