Attorney Profile

Jonathan has a unique mix of complex transaction, litigation, and alternative dispute resolution experience.   Jonathan primarily handles matters relating to commercial real estate and other complex business transactions.

Jonathan's clients frequently seek his transaction expertise when acquiring, financing, selling, or developing commercial real estate.

Jonathan also serves as an Arbitrator and Mediator of complex business, construction, and real estate related disputes, including service as a panel member for the American Arbitration Association and for different trial courts.

Jonathan's achievements and reputation have earned him the coveted and highest AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell for 15 consecutive years.

Prior to starting his own firm, Jonathan was a Director and Partner at McCusker, Anselmi, Rosen and Carvelli, where he managed the firm's real estate practice for five years. Previously, he was a Partner in the New York City Office of Fischbein Badillo Wagner Harding and an Associate with the national law firm of Lowenstein Sandler.

Before becoming an attorney, Jonathan worked as a Legislative Assistant in the New York State Assembly.




University of Pennsylvania Law School (LL.M.)

City University of New York Law School (J.D.)

SUNY Albany (B.A., magna cum laude)


American Arbitration Association, Mediator and Arbitrator Panel Member

New York City Bar Association

American Bar Association

-New York Mortgage Banker's Association and Appraisal Institute Joint Meeting presentation on issue of Arbitration and Mediation of Disputes related to Valuation and Loan Disputes, October 2017.
-Appraisal Institute featured speaker regarding Arbitration and Mediation of Valuation Disputes, December 2011.
-Valuation of Businesses in Condemnation, Corporation Counsel, June 2004.
-Assignments of Rents Before and After Bankruptcy, NJ Law Journal, 136 N.J.L.J.202, January 1994.