Jonathan Pavony is a partner in our Financial Services Practice Group, representing clients on corporate and securities matters, including public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate governance matters.

Jonathan has substantial experience representing financial institutions, along with other companies across various industries, including manufacturing, biotechnology, technology, telecommunications and energy.

Jonathan’s securities practice routinely involves representing issuers and underwriters in connection with primary and secondary public offerings of securities, including shelf registration takedowns, registered direct offerings and PIPE transactions. He also counsels clients regarding federal securities laws and stock exchange rules relating to corporate governance and disclosure. Jonathan’s background in mergers and acquisitions includes representing both target and acquirer companies in the structuring, negotiation and closing of mergers, asset acquisitions and strategic stock purchases.

Jonathan represents banks, thrifts and other financial institutions throughout the US in a broad range of transactional and regulatory matters. Representations of financial institutions include mergers and acquisitions, failed bank acquisitions, holding company reorganizations, all aspects of raising capital, representing private equity investment funds with respect to investments in financial institutions, shelf and de novo bank charters and regulatory compliance issues (including regulations promulgated under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act).

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  • Catholic University of America, J.D., 1997
  • University of Florida, B.S., 1993


  • District of Columbia, 1998

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center: "Venture Capital and Technology Transactions," and "Anatomy of a Deal: Mergers & Acquisitions Transactions"
  • American Bar Association
  • Corporation, Finance and Securities Law section of the DC Bar and Florida Bar

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