Jonathan is the President and CEO of Adler Sports Group. As President and CEO of ASG, Jonathan oversees the overall operations of the company.
In addition to being a former athlete himself, Jonathan has worked in the business side of sports since graduating from the University of Miami School of Law in 2011 when he joined the NFL’s Management Council. During Jonathan’s time with the NFL he conducted hearings for on and off the field infractions and played an active role in drafting, reviewing, investigating, interpreting, and enforcing NFL Rules and Policy. Jonathan also handled labor matters for the NFL, including grievances related to team and league discipline, Jonathan played a role in notable projects such as the NFL Referee Collective Bargaining Agreement, the investigation into the New Orleans Saints (often referred to as “Bountygate”) and NFL Concussion Litigation.
Despite Jonathan’s experience and success at the NFL, Jonathan’s ultimate passion has always been advocating on behalf of the athlete. Since leaving the NFL, Jonathan has spent years consulting and representing athletes, entrepreneurs, and entertainers on various matters. Jonathan understands the power that management yields and utilizes his inside knowledge to prepare and assist athletes in their response to any alleged violation or infraction to facilitate the best possible result.
Jonathan attained his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law in 2011 and is a licensed attorney in New York and New Jersey. During law school Jonathan was a part of the critically acclaimed Litigation Skills Program and learned to advocate on behalf of his clients under the tutelage of celebrated trial lawyers and judges. He was also selected by his peers as a student senator, served as a member of the senate and judiciary committee and was selected as co-chair of the UM class gift. Prior to law school, Jonathan graduated from the University at Buffalo and was a part of the 2004 UB Men’s Basketball program. Throughout his life, Jonathan has always prioritized and engaged in philanthropic and charitable efforts, which has included volunteering in community efforts as well as serving as a mentor to student athletes and young attorneys.
In addition to his work with Adler Sports Group, Jonathan serves as an advisor to the preeminent grassroots basketball company, MADE Hoops, and also works for the New York Knicks, New York Liberty and Westchester Knicks.