Jonathan Oestreich

  • Title: Director
  • Phone: (646) 722-8530
  • Email:
  • Education:

    University of Michigan, J.D.

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.Sc

  • Admissions:
    New York

Jon Oestreich is a director at Grant & Eisenhofer and head of the firm’s shareholder activism practice.  Mr. Oestreich has over fifteen years of experience in M&A and securities law.

Prior to joining G&E, Mr. Oestreich was a managing director at Spotlight Advisors in New York, working with issuers and investors on shareholder activism and other contested situations.  From 2005 through 2014, Mr. Oestreich held leadership positions and was a senior banker and counsel in the Corporate Finance and M&A line of business of Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. in New York, where he led the contested situations and corporate finance advisory practices where he frequently advised public companies on activist situations and preparedness as well as complex and cross border M&A and financing transactions.  Earlier in his career, Mr. Oestreich was a M&A, private equity and securities lawyer with a leading international law firm.

Mr. Oestreich received a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School where he was a contributing editor to the Michigan Journal of International Law. He received a B.Sc. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.