Attorney and Legal Background

Feb 2014 JAS speaker

California SBN 123894,  New York Atty Registration No. 1931351


University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolJD 1983 (Law Review v.130 and 131, Wharton Business School courses finance and accounting)

Harvard CollegeBA 1979 (magna cum laude, Economics)

Phillips Academy 1975 (AndoverMA, five prizes in math and science)



1992- present      Law Offices of Jonathan Stein

 2010 -12              Finestone & Richter, P.C. (Of Counsel, business litigation)

1989-92                Old Ivy Homebuilders, Inc. (CEO, developed and built 28 single family residences)

1988                     Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison (LA,  9-figure financial transactions)

1986-87                Hughes Hubbard & Reed (LA, securities litigation)

1983-85                Morgan, Lewis & Bockius (NYC, 9-figure financial transactions)



Beverly Hills Bar Association. Dinner Chair, Annual Litigation Section Awards Dinner (4 years, all sold out);   Chair, Litigation Section (1,000 civil litigators);   Board of Governors (2 terms)

International Assn Of Gaming Advisors (IAGA is for gaming industry general counsels, CFOs and investment bankers).   Co-chair, Membership Comm; Strategic Policy Comm.

United States Team, Maccabiah Olympics, Israel July 2009.   Gold Medal in Masters Cycling.   Captain, Masters Triathlon.

United States Team, Maccabiah Pan Am Games 2007 (Buenos Aires).  Bronze Medal in Masters Triathlon

Amateur Rugby. 20 years on mens teams in LA, NYC, Philadelphia and Boston. 6 international tours.



August 2011,   BHBA, “Litigation A to Z: Trial Vignettes and Proceedings

February 2011,  BHBA, “ Stars of Litigation V: Advanced Cross-Examination Techniques and the Appropriate Use of Objections”

May 2010,  BHBA, “Stars of Litigation IV:  Tom Girardi, et al”

April 2010, BHBA, “Stars of Litigation III: Waged Battle: Litigating the Big Dollar Wage Hour Class Action Case”

Feb 2010, BHBA, “Stars of Litigation II: Picking A Jury With Bruce Broillet”

Oct 2009,  BHBA, “California E-Discovery”

June 2009,  BHBA, “Navigating Attorney-Client Fee Disputes Through The Revolving Doors Of Arbitration And Litigation (And More Arbitration): Strategies For Promoting Efficiency And Minimizing Risk

May 2009,  BHBA, “Litigation A to Z: Pre-Litigation Considerations

Nov 2007,  BHBA, “California‘s Next Top Model: California’s New Model State Trademark Law