Jonathan Park is an associate at Grant & Eisenhofer, where he represents investors in securities fraud class action and opt-out litigation, stockholder derivative actions, and bondholder actions. In 2017, 2018, and 2019, Mr. Park was recognized by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” in the New York Metro area.
Currently, Mr. Park represents lead plaintiffs in securities class actions against Synchronoss, ProPetro, Axogen, and Weight Watchers. He also represents investors in securities litigation against General Electric, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Valeant Pharmaceuticals (now Bausch Health Companies), and Celgene Corp. Mr. Park was a member of the teams that secured $150 million for the class in In re JPMorgan Chase & Co. Securities Litigation (S.D.N.Y.), in connection with the “London Whale” scandal, and that achieved substantial recoveries for opt-out plaintiffs in In re Petrobras Securities Litigation (S.D.N.Y.).
Mr. Park helped obtain recovery on bondholder class claims against Caesars Entertainment, and is currently representing bondholders challenging the early redemption of bonds by CoBank and AgriBank. He also has experience advising on issues related to out-of-court restructuring of debt securities, including exchange transactions and redemptions, and bankruptcy-related and distressed litigation.
At the New York City Bar Association, Mr. Park has served on the Task Force on Puerto Rico, the New Lawyers Council, and the International Human Rights Committee. He also served on the board of his non-profit running club, the Dashing Whippets Running Team.
Mr. Park earned his J.D. in 2013 from Fordham University School of Law, where he served on the school’s Moot Court Board as the Editor of the Jessup International Law Competition Team. During law school, he was a Crowley Scholar in International Human Rights, received the Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award, and interned with a refugee law project in Cairo, Egypt. Mr. Park received a B.A. in 2006 from Vassar College, where he majored in Africana Studies.