Jonathan Frutkin brings multiple talents and areas
of expertise to each client engagement. As the General Counsel for Doceus, Inc.,
the leading provider of Internet software for associations and non-profits,
Jonathan was responsible for all the legal issues that faced the company.
Jonathan jointly developed a comprehensive employee training program with the
Human Resources Department, created contract templates for client engagements
including guidelines for the sales team to streamline contract negotiations,
negotiated debt and equity financings and completed the eventual sale of the
company. He also served as Chief Operating Officer during the period when Doceus
was recognized as the 18th fastest growing company in the Mid-Atlantic region by
Jonathan has also served as the Managing Partner of an
area development company for a national franchise chain. In this capacity, he
was responsible for raising capital and negotiating an agreement with the chain.
Jonathan also served as an Associate at the Cleveland law firm of Kahn,
Kleinman, Yanowitz and Arnson, a practice nationally recognized for its work
with entrepreneurs, private and public companies. While at Kahn, Kleinman, he
was responsible for completing the acquisition of a major regional competitor
for his public company client, and also the completion of a large private
placement for an Internet startup. He was one of the founding members of the
firm’s Cyberlaw specialty group.
He also worked as a prosecutor in
Virginia while in law school, responsible for hundreds of criminal cases. At one
point, he was handling the entire misdemeanor docket for the county. Jonathan is
a member of the bars of both the District of Columbia and Arizona.
Jonathan’s other experiences include working as a food service manager
for a regional theme park, campaign manager for several state and federal
campaigns, and a professional poker player. He served on the Presidents Council
of the Higher Achievement Program and the Public Affairs Committee for the DC
Board of Trade. Jonathan graduated from the University of Virginia law school.
He and his wife Tara have two young sons, Alexander and Samuel.