Jonathan Klein > DLA Piper LLP (US) > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper LLP (US)
NEW YORK, NY 10020-1104
United States
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Work Department

Capital Markets; Mergers and Acquisitions; Corporate; Emerging Growth and Venture Capital; Public Company and Corporate Governance; Private Equity; Life Sciences


Partner; Chair, Mergers and Acquisitions Group


Jonathan Klein concentrates his practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate finance, securities matters and restructuring for both domestic and international clients. 

Jonathan has represented public and private companies in negotiated domestic and cross border acquisitions and dispositions (including mergers, stock transactions, asset deals and divestitures), as well as bidders in contested transactions. Jonathan’s private equity experience includes domestic and international leveraged transactions for both financial and strategic parties. His corporate finance experience includes public and private offerings of equity and debt securities.

Jonathan’s general corporate practice includes advising public companies on SEC compliance and reporting issues, internal investigations, joint ventures, licensing and distribution agreements and providing general corporate advice and counsel to public and private companies, partnerships and individuals. He regularly counsels senior management, corporate boards and controlling stockholders with respect to acquisitions, dispositions, buyouts and general corporate and securities matters.

Jonathan has represented US and foreign clients in connection with cross-border acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, private financings, loan restructurings and workouts and general corporate matters.


J.D., Georgetown University; B.S., Cornell University

Lawyer Rankings

United States > M&A/corporate and commercial > M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m)

(Hall of Fame)

Jonathan KleinDLA Piper LLP (US)

DLA Piper LLP (US) is active in a range of domestic and cross-border, public and private M&A, and corporate transactions, including stock-for-stock mergers, management buyouts, tender offers, proxy contests, and divisional purchases and sales. Firm-wide, the corporate service group utilizes a multidisciplinary approach, providing its clients with a full range of related tax, antitrust and intellectual property advice. Jonathan Klein in New York chairs the M&A group and is recommended for his expertise in M&A, private equity deals, corporate finance, securities matters and restructuring. The practice group has experience of M&A in a huge variety of industry sectors, including technology, life sciences and healthcare, consumer products, real estate, insurance, manufacturing, and financial services.