Jonathan M. Weiss is a partner in the Litigation Department. Jonathan represents both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of high-stakes litigation, including antitrust, class action, financial services, securities and other complex commercial litigation.
Jonathan has won multiple noteworthy jury verdicts, including the fourth largest jury award in the history of the State of Arizona (over $110 million), and has significant appellate experience briefing and arguing appeals in both state and federal courts across the nation.
Jonathan has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Southern California Super Lawyers every year since 2011, and was recognized by Legal 500 U.S. in their 2015 leading lawyers in appellate litigation edition, noting his “incredibly dedicated” advocacy on behalf of his clients. Jonathan has also spent considerable time on pro bono matters, for which he has been honored by Public Counsel among other organizations.
In addition to his busy practice, Jonathan has taught courses on Ninth Circuit appellate advocacy throughout Southern California and has lectured at several universities nationally, including Harvard Law School, UCLA Law School, the University of Illinois and the University of Pittsburgh. Jonathan is also a member of the Pacific Council on International Policy.
- Harvard Law School, J.D., 2004
- University of Pittsburgh, Ph.D., 2001
- University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1993
Admissions & Qualifications : California
Clerkships : U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit – Hon. Dorothy W. Nelson
- Pacific Council on International Policy
- American Bar Association
- Los Angeles County Bar Association
- Lecturer, University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
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