Jonathan (Yoni) Schenker represents and advises clients on a variety of matters including high-stakes structured finance litigation and other complex commercial litigation, data privacy and cybersecurity issues, and white collar defense and internal investigations.
From 2016 to 2017, Mr. Schenker served as a law clerk to the Hon. Beverly B. Martin of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. From 2015 to 2016, he served as a law clerk to the Hon. Kevin McNulty of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Schenker practiced at a large New York law firm.
Structured Finance Litigation
- Ongoing representation of a financial institution in a $2 billion breach-of-contract action against another financial institution, including case strategy, preparing experts for trial and deposition, and deposing expert witnesses and preparing their cross examination.
- Ongoing representation of a financial institution in a $400 million breach-of-contract and fraud action against another financial institution, including taking depositions of key experts of the adversary.
- Ongoing representation of a financial institution in a $500 million fraudulent inducement action against another financial institution, including drafting expert reports.
Complex Commercial Litigation
- Represent a global medical device manufacturer in anti-diversion action, pursuing claims for trademark infringement and fraud.
- Represent the Firm’s Art, Tax-Exempt Organization, and Real Estate clients in commercial disputes.
- Defend a media company against allegations of trademark infringement.
- Prevent publication of the trade secrets of a large healthcare company.
Privacy and Data Security
- Advise clients regarding their obligations under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
- Investigate data breaches and advise clients of their reporting requirements under both federal and state law.
- Prepare third-party and vendor data security agreements to comply with the New York Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulation and the CCPA.
White Collar Defense and Investigations
- Investigate a large company in connection with potential allegations arising under the False Claims Act and state whistleblower laws.
- Represent individuals subject to investigation and potential prosecution or fine by the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
- Draft a Supreme Court amicus brief for a union client that was cited by a Justice in her dissent.
- Draft a Supreme Court amicus brief on behalf of a law association.
- Represent an incarcerated person in a clemency petition.
- Represent a veteran in a discharge upgrade petition.
- Co-chair Associates’ Campaign at the Firm for the Legal Aid Society.
- New York