Jonathan Saben

Contact

415.625.1063
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Education
J.D. — University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 2005
M.S. — University of California, Santa Barbara, 2002
B.S. — Trinity University (Texas), 1999

Jonathan Saben is a partner in our Corporate & Real Estate and Nonprofit & Charitable Practice Groups.  His practice focuses on corporate transactions and business counseling matters for a diverse range of clients, including for-profit and non-profit entities. Jonathan assists his clients on a full range of issues affecting their businesses, including mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts, real estate matters, and intellectual property and technology matters.

Jonathan received his law degree in 2005 from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and recipient of the Lawrence E. Irell Prize and the Judge Barry Russell Federal Bar Association Award for Excellence in the Field of Federal Practice. He received a master’s degree in environmental science and management from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2002, where he specialized in corporate environmental management. He received his bachelor’s degree in geosciences (magna cum laude) from Trinity University, Texas in 1999. Jonathan is a member of the California Bar.

Jonathan currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Bay Area Discovery Museum.

PRACTICE AREAS
  • Corporate & Real Estate
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    Corporate & Real Estate

    [/av_textblock] [/av_three_fourth][av_two_fifth] [av_textblock] Our corporate and real estate attorneys have many years of experience working together in analyzing and structuring complex commercial transactions and advising our clients on a variety of legal issues. Rather than addressing client needs through narrowly defined practice groups, we work collaboratively to offer high quality strategic advice that is both sophisticated and practical. We recognize that our role is not merely to identify relevant legal issues, but to understand our clients’ business and objectives so that we can provide effective guidance on a wide range of business decisions and transactions. We seek to develop lasting relationships with clients so that our judgment and advice is grounded in a deep understanding of our clients’ needs and long-term objectives. [/av_textblock] [/av_two_fifth][av_two_fifth] [av_textblock] Our practice spans the entire range of activities found in commercial ventures, for individuals as well as entities, both private and public. Our attorneys have extensive experience representing established businesses in large complex transactions as well as serving the needs of newly formed entities. Our services include business formation, planning, financing and restructuring, commercial real estate (including leasing), complex commercial transactions, intellectual property, corporate governance, private equity, securities, mergers and acquisitions, and nonprofit counseling. Given the variety of services we offer, our attorneys have, in effect, served as outside general counsel for some of our clients. As appropriate, we work closely with our litigation, labor and estate planning colleagues to ensure that we deliver effective and efficient service to our clients. [/av_textblock] [/av_two_fifth][av_one_fifth] [av_textblock ] Areas Of Focus [/av_textblock] [av_textblock]
    • Business Formation
    • Financing
    • Real Estate
    • Commercial Transactions
    • Intellectual Property
    • Corporate Governance
    • Private Equity & Venture
    • Capital Investment
    • Securities
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
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    "I have relied on Folger Levin attorneys for my own and my companies' most difficult challenges. While anyone can tell me what the law is, far more scarce are the qualities that characterize Folger Levin: judgment, a paramount focus on relationships, and fierce loyalty to clients." 
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