Jonathan Bass brings more than 30 years of trial and appellate experience to the firm. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants in a broad range of cases involving securities, antitrust, real estate, eminent domain, bank operations, and general business matters.
Jon is regarded as one of the leading bank operations lawyers in California and has successfully represented banks in dozens of cases at the trial and appellate levels. An expert in Articles III and IV of the Uniform Commercial Code, he has assisted banking clients in defeating claims arising from forgeries, converted negotiable instruments, fiduciary fraud, late return of items, setoffs, employee negligence, and dishonored items.
Jon has broad experience in defending officers and directors, businesses and institutions in securities, antitrust, and other high-stakes litigation.
He also has successfully defended numerous development project approvals against challenge under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), as well as state and local land use laws.
|HI||Limited license to appear with local counsel||2007||03/17/2013|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|State Bar of California||Member||N/A|
|Bar Association of San Francisco||Member||N/A|
|UC Berkeley SOL Boalt Hall||JD - Juris Doctor||1977|
|Yale University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1970|
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