Jonathan Nowakowski currently works on a variety of discovery and securities law matters in connection with BakerHostetler’s role as counsel to the court-appointed Trustee under SIPA in the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC. Additionally, Jonathan works with the Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement and Business practice groups, focusing on the representation of early stage and publicly traded companies in the financial services industry, including broker-dealers, hedge funds and financial technology companies.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Nowakowski worked in a number of compliance and bank regulatory roles at a large, global investment bank. Additionally, Mr. Nowakowski previously worked in the transactional legal and counterparty management group at a large, global asset management firm and dealt primarily with equity and credit derivatives, repurchase agreements and securities lending.
During law school, Mr. Nowakowski was an Associate in the New York Law School Center on Financial Services Law and wrote his capstone thesis on the need to amend the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in connection with the implementation of the new rules and regulations required under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
1/31/2013 - 2012 Year-End Securities Litigation and Enforcement Highlights
11/26/2012 - Hedge Funds Need to Safeguard Against Confidential Information Misuse - SEC Summary Report on Information Barriers
10/24/2012 - SEC Staff Summary on Information Barriers for Inside Information Applicable to Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers