Jonathan Lewis is a counsel in the Capital Markets practice and a member of our Latin America Practice Group. Jonathan provides New York law and English law advice to clients in a wide range of corporate and financial transactions, including public and private offerings of equity and debt securities (with a particular focus on high-yield debt and SEC-registered IPOs), financings, liability management transactions, restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, and governance/compliance.
He has extensive experience in Brazil and regularly represents issuers, underwriters, selling shareholders and sponsors across a range of industries, including banking, fintech, financial services, retail and e-commerce, mining and natural resources, energy, transportation, manufacturing and environmental services. Jonathan also has extensive experience preparing clients to become publicly traded companies, advising on corporate structural matters and complex debt restructurings, and advising on compliance matters.
During his career, he also has practiced in New York, London, Dubai, Moscow, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Jonathan was selected by Latinvex as one of “25 Rising Legal Stars in Latin America,” with him being one of the only two São Paulo-based attorneys listed. In addition, in October 2022, Jonathan was recognized by Legal 500 client testimonials as being “One of the best—extremely knowledgeable, responsive and pays attention to details. Superb for high-yield covenants.”
* Denotes prior firm experience
Postgraduate Certificate in Laws