Jonathan’s practice focuses on the representation of private and public companies and investors in a wide range of corporate, securities and business transactions, including early-stage formation and financing, mergers and acquisitions, registered securities offerings, SEC filings and exit transactions. His experience includes representing numerous angel and VC-backed startups from early growth stage through IPO or exit as well as counseling on strategic acquisitions and sales along the way. He routinely advises on seed, angel and venture funding through use of convertible notes, SAFEs, preferred stock and other complex debt and equity securities. Jonathan has been closely following the development of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies (including the increasing regulatory scrutiny) over the past several years, and has been a core member of the K&L Gates blockchain and ICO team. On weekends, Jonathan enjoys summiting mountains and rock climbing in Washington’s beautiful Cascade Range.