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Jonathan M. Jenkins is a litigator and trial lawyer with an unrelenting drive to achieve favorable client results. He cut his teeth for a number of years at international powerhouse Latham & Watkins LLP. Jonathan now represents Fortune 500 corporations, mid-sized companies and partnerships, and financial institutions/mortgage bankers in a diverse range of complex or class action litigation matters. His cases have received wide media attention in the New York Times, Vanity Fair, Fox TV News, and the Hollywood Reporter.
Jonathan has considerable expertise representing banks and other mortgage producers, particularly in mortgage repurchase actions involving hundreds or thousands of loans. In 2017, he became the first lawyer in history to defeat CitiMortgage, Inc. on summary judgment in a repurchase action. Jonathan pioneered actions brought under California's Unfair Competition Laws. He also specializes in art and entertainment litigation, having successfully represented galleries and collectors in high-value ownership and copyright disputes, including a dispute over the ownership of a 180 piece Salvador Dali art collection. Originally trained as a scientist, Jonathan received his B.S. in Chemistry from Yale University, where he graduated summa cum laude and received the John Spangler Nicholas Cup for obtaining the highest GPA in his residential college. Jonathan received his J.D. from Harvard Law School, cum laude. He served for many years on the Board of Directors for the Yale Club of Los Angeles, including a two-year term as President.
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