General Counsel, C-Suite Executive, Alternative Investment Advisor
Jonathan Kim is a seasoned General Counsel, C-Suite executive and alternative investment specialist with broad-based public company, Wall Street, government and academic experience obtained in the U.S. and internationally. He has advised and served on numerous corporate and not-for-profit boards.
The practice of Jonathan B. Kim, P.A. focuses on complex corporate and capital markets, governance, regulatory, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and board-related matters. As Lead Counsel for select clients, Jonathan also helps to minimize outside legal costs by identifying suitable Co-Counsel to handle legal and deal-making services on strategic corporate matters, retaining Co-Counsel on behalf of such clients and overseeing the work of Co-Counsel during the course of their representations.
Over three decades in a variety of law firm, broker-dealer and in-house settings, Jonathan has advised clients in the investment advisory, asset management, (re)insurance, internet/digital marketing & strategy and government sectors, and as an entrepreneur he has been a co-founder, General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer of multiple start-up entities. In addition to his private practice and his separate role as an alternative investment advisor providing investment portfolio and economic advisory services, he is a Practicing Fellow at the Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership at Columbia Law School. Jonathan is also a Guest Lecturer at the University of Miami’s Herbert Business School in their Business Law Department. His focus at Columbia and U. Miami is on corporate governance, emerging issues for directors and in-house counsels and cybersecurity issues.
Jonathan received his BA from Brown University, his JD from the Georgetown University Law Center (including study at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy) and his MBA in Finance and Strategy from the Yale School of Management. He also serves as Co-President and Chairman of the Brown University Club of Miami, a Director and Treasurer of the Georgetown Club of Miami, and a Director and Vice President of the Yale Club of South Florida as well as a South Florida delegate for the Yale Alumni Association. His state and federal bar admissions include CT, DC, FL, GA, MA and NY as well as the EDNY and SDNY. Jonathan holds or has held numerous FINRA, state securities, real estate and insurance licenses and registrations and is a dual U.S. and Italian citizen.