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Jonathan Staebler

Jonathan Staebler

Attorney at Law

Bethesda
Maryland
Licensed in
MD
Columbia University
School of Law
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About
Jonathan Staebler, a graduate of Princeton University and Columbia Law School, has practiced corporate and transactional law for more than 40 years. He has held positions at Shearman & Sterling (general corporate, securities, international transactions) and Nexsen Pruet (real estate development, bank lending). He served as division counsel for tax-exempt finance and senior transactor at Citicorp Investment Bank. He formed Jonathan Staebler International Business Law, PC in 2010. The firm counsels small-to-medium private lenders, manufacturers, real estate developers and app developers, including startups.
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5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
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out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Jonathan is great! He explains everything that he's doing while also providing options for you to weigh. He tells you plainly if he thinks you’re on the wrong track but supports your policy 100%."

General Corporate Representation - Franklin Mortgage Holdings, Inc.
Posted on May 29, 2017
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"I am an attorney and a owner of several successful businesses. I have worked with many attorneys. Jonathan is the attorney for all my businesses and personal issues. He is high level professional with broad range of experience and knowledge, who focuses on producing visible results for his clients. I recommend him highly."

General corporate representation - Kirkman Group, Inc.
Posted on May 29, 2017

Work History

Jonathan Staebler Int'l Business Law

Owner

Jan 1999 - Present

Domestic and international corporate and commercial transactions. Outside General counsel. Private lending, real estate development, manufacturing and distribution, app start-ups.

Jan 1999 - Present

Wilkinson & Staebler

Partner

Oct 1997 - Dec 1998

General practice. International banking, asset protection, real estate development. Supervision of complex litigation.

Oct 1997 - Dec 1998

10 State Street LLP

Partner

Sep 1996 - Oct 1997

International law boutique firm. Significant transactions including the restructuring of the U.S. and offshore subsidiaries of a U.K. manufacturer and advising an Italian manufacturer in its establishment of a U.S. subsidiary engaged in distribution and assembly.

Sep 1996 - Oct 1997

Nexsen Pruet Jacobs Pollard & Robinson, LLP

Special Counsel

Apr 1990 - Sep 1996

Significant transactions: the $300 million restructuring and recapitalization, with Morgan Stanley equity investment, of Kiawah Resort Associates, L.P. (counsel to The Beach Company); the divestiture of development tracts by Wild Dunes Associates, L.P. and the subsequent liquidation of the partnership; the acquisition and financing of Wild Dunes Harbor and Links golf courses.

Apr 1990 - Sep 1996

Hoyle, Morris & Kerr

Counsel

Jun 1988 - Nov 1989

Significant transactions: the purchase of the former New York Times cable television system (counsel to the limited partnership purchaser in its $230 million bank financing); a $40 million underwriting of student loan revenue bonds for Volunteer State Student Finance Corporation (counsel to the underwriter, Prudential-Bache Securities); a $20 million disposition of nursing home assets.

Jun 1988 - Nov 1989

Citicorp Investment Bank

Division Counsel, Senior Transactor

Aug 1984 - May 1988

Counsel to the Public Finance Department of Citicorp Investment Bank. My primary duty was the coordination of transactional work performed by outside counsel in new product development for the securities markets, in challenges to Glass-Steagall barriers to securities industry competition, and in litigation. I had daily interaction with the trading floor. In addition, after August, 1985, I serve

Aug 1984 - May 1988

Jones Hall Hill & White

Associate

Jul 1982 - Jul 1984

Bond counsel and underwriters’ counsel on numerous tax-exempt bond issues in the areas of health care, housing/real estate development, student loans, industrial and economic development, and general obligations.

Jul 1982 - Jul 1984

Smith & Schnacke

Associate

May 1981 - Jun 1982

Recruited from Peck, Shaffer & Williams to head and develop a tax-exempt finance department.

May 1981 - Jun 1982

Peck, Shaffer & Williams

Associate

Feb 1979 - Apr 1982

Recruited from Shearman & Sterling to serve as bond counsel and underwriters’ counsel in tax-exempt (municipal) finance.

Feb 1979 - Apr 1982

Shearman & Sterling

Associate

Jul 1974 - Jan 1979

Specialized in international bank lending and investment banking, representing major U.S., European and Japanese banks in Europe and South America; and in corporate finance. Bank financings included the Itaipu bi-national hydroelectric dam between Brazil and Paraguay, aircraft leasing, receivables- and asset-based lending, and funding of corporate mergers. Also major corporate transactions.

Jul 1974 - Jan 1979

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