Jonathan K. Bender is a corporate lawyer with a concentration in securities matters. His clients include investment banks, hedge funds, family businesses, and high-net-worth individuals. He also serves as outside general counsel for businesses in a wide range of industries.

Jonathan’s securities work focuses on representing issuers and investors in private placements, PIPEs, and exempt transactions. He also advises clients in connection with their 1934 reporting obligations.

As a corporate lawyer, Jonathan also has experience in mergers and acquisitions, and has represented purchasers and sellers in various types of transactions. As outside corporate counsel, he works closely with management and advises his clients on numerous aspects of their business operations.

Jonathan is actively involved with Temple Israel Center of White Plains, and serves as a member of its Board of Trustees.

  • Represented a placement agent in connection with an $11 million private placement of convertible debt and warrants to investors
  • Represented a biotech issuer in connection with a $10 million settlement under Section 3(a)(10) of claims brought by a group of hedge funds asserting over $100 million in damages
  • Represented a mezzanine lender in a $6 million preferred equity investment
  • Counseled a commercial bank with ISDA swaps and repurchase agreements on management of interest rate risk and related matters
  • Advised a U.S. issuer with offshore operations in connection with dissolution and liquidation under federal and state securities laws
  • Formation of a hedge fund for acquisition and disposition of fine arts

Overview

Jonathan K. Bender is a corporate lawyer with a concentration in securities matters. His clients include investment banks, hedge funds, family businesses, and high-net-worth individuals. He also serves as outside general counsel for businesses in a wide range of industries.

Jonathan’s securities work focuses on representing issuers and investors in private placements, PIPEs, and exempt transactions. He also advises clients in connection with their 1934 reporting obligations.

As a corporate lawyer, Jonathan also has experience in mergers and acquisitions, and has represented purchasers and sellers in various types of transactions. As outside corporate counsel, he works closely with management and advises his clients on numerous aspects of their business operations.

Jonathan is actively involved with Temple Israel Center of White Plains, and serves as a member of its Board of Trustees.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a placement agent in connection with an $11 million private placement of convertible debt and warrants to investors
  • Represented a biotech issuer in connection with a $10 million settlement under Section 3(a)(10) of claims brought by a group of hedge funds asserting over $100 million in damages
  • Represented a mezzanine lender in a $6 million preferred equity investment
  • Counseled a commercial bank with ISDA swaps and repurchase agreements on management of interest rate risk and related matters
  • Advised a U.S. issuer with offshore operations in connection with dissolution and liquidation under federal and state securities laws
  • Formation of a hedge fund for acquisition and disposition of fine arts