Jonathan I. Lessner

Jonathan I. Lessner: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, LLP (2014 Attorneys)
  • The Nemours Building, 1007 North Orange Street, Suite 1200, Wilmington, DE 19801
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Jonathan I. Lessner focuses his practice on a broad range of transactional matters, including the delivery of Delaware third-party legal opinions, true sale opinions, non-consolidation opinions, corporate trust services, secured transactions, commercial lending, mergers and acquisitions, insurance law, and venture capital investments. He has wide-ranging experience in alternative entity investments, including Delaware statutory trusts, general partnerships, limited partnerships and limited liability companies. Jonathan also has experience counseling clients in matters relating to escheat and unclaimed property laws.


•Delaware opinions
•True sale opinions
•Non-consolidation opinions
•Transactions involving Delaware statutory trusts, general partnerships, limited partnerships and limited liability companies
•Corporate trust advice
•Secured transactions
•Escheat and unclaimed property laws
•Unclaimed property and escheat

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Member, Winning Team, ACG New York Champion’s Award, M&A Deal of the Year (over $200mm to $500mm) for Martin Resource Management Corporation ESOP, 2013
•Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of America’s Best Corporate Law Firms, 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Corporate
  • Structured Finance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Tax
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • State & Local Tax (SALT)
  • Finance
  • American Indian Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
302.661.7363  Phone
302.661.7360  Fax
University Attended:
Cornell University, B.A., 1985; The Ohio State University, M.A., 1986
Law School Attended:
University of Miami School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, Editor-in-Chief, University of Miami Law Review, 1991
Year of First Admission:
1993, Florida; 1992, Delaware
Birth Information:
Miami Beach, Florida, December 21, 1961

Peer Reviews

  • 4.4/5.0 (5 reviews)
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