Jonathan H. Gardner

Partner

Mr. Gardner is a Partner with the Firm. His practice areas include corporate and securities law generally, registrations with the SEC, commercial transactions, private placements, venture capital financing (including start-up companies at all levels) and business acquisitions and combinations. His clients include private and publicly traded companies.

For approximately eight years, Mr. Gardner served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (“DASNY”) where he was Chairman of the Audit Committee.  Founded in 1944, DASNY is one of the largest higher education, health care and public-purpose municipal bond issuers in the country.

Mr. Gardner is a former adjunct professor at the University of Buffalo Law School where he taught courses in corporate and securities law for seven years. He also is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Buffalo Urban League. and the Michigan Street Historic Preservation Corporation which owns and operates the Nash House Museum on Nash Street in Buffalo, New York. 

Mr. Gardner received a B.A. with honors from Brown University in 1981 and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School in 1984. Mr. Gardner is admitted to the state bars of New York and Massachusetts. He is consistently listed in “Best Lawyers in America” and “Superlawyers.”

 

Academic Background

  • B.A. with honors from Brown University in 1981
  • J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School in 1984

Professional Memberships

  • Board of Directors of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (“DASNY”)
  • Chairman of the Audit Committee of DASNY
  • Board of Directors of the Buffalo Urban League

Listed Publications

  • “Best Lawyers in America”
  • “Superlawyers.”
Contact Information

Phone: 716-845-6000 ext. 203
jgardner@kavinokycook.com
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