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Jonathan S. Storper

Hanson Bridgett LLP
San Francisco, CA, USA

Jonathan Storper represents entities and their investors in connection with business and intellectual property transactions, including formation, finance, contracts, licenses, joint development agreements, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property licenses, e-commerce, technology-related matters and general corporate law. Jonathan also represents non-profits, trade associations and standards-setting organizations. He has a special affinity for, and expertise in social entrepreneurship enterprises.

Representative Work

  • Represented Sony Computer Entertainment in multi-million dollar contract negotiations to bring 3G service to its next generation PlayStation portable gaming device.
  • Represented America's Cup Event Authority in connection with various multi-million dollar  e-commerce, licensing, and media sponsorship issues regarding the 34th America's Cup Event.
  • Negotiated and drafted complex, strategic, and  high growth transactions and joint ventures with large technology companies including  AT&T, Cisco, and Hewlett-Packard.
  • Acted as company counsel for $175,000,000 New York Stock Exchange initial public offering.
  • Acted as company counsel for $220,000,000 senior secured high yield debt offering.
  • Acted as counsel for high-growth impact venture capital fund.

Professional Affiliations

  • California Legal Working Group for Benefit Corporations, Co-Chair
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Barristers Club of San Francisco, Past President
  • Bar Association of San Francisco Foundation, Past Board of Directors Member
  • American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Past Executive Council Member


  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law ((1986))
  • B.A., University of North Carolina ((1982))

Admissions And Courts

  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

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