Jonathan K. Kitchen is a corporate transactional and investment fund attorney. Jon has experience providing advice relating to mergers and acquisitions, capital reorganizations, financings, litigation, personnel, regulatory and general corporate matters to institutional and corporate clients, including complex joint ventures and private equity portfolio companies. His practice has involved working across a broad range of industries/asset classes, including, but not limited to auto and commercial finance, financial services, investment management, real estate, hospitality, life sciences, oil and gas, retail, shipping and transportation/equipment leasing. In addition, he has advised clients with respect to the formation, structuring, launch and ongoing legal issues regarding the operation of various types of private fund strategies, including hedge funds, private equity, fund of funds, managed accounts, liquid alternatives mutual funds, UCITS and special purpose vehicles.
Prior to joining Barton, Jon was an Executive Director and Counsel for Perella Weinberg Partners, where, over the course of his more than twelve years with the firm, he served in various capacities, including supporting the executive management team, and its financial advisory and investment professionals with regard to corporate and transactional matters. Most recently, Jon was the primary transactional and investment fund attorney for an asset based opportunities private equity and hedge fund business.