Jonathan Sablone, Esq.
Managing Director, Global Director of Originations
Mr. Sablone oversees global deal origination for Delta. Prior to joining Delta, Mr. Sablone was a Partner at DLA Piper (US) where he created and co-chaired the firm’s Private Fund Dispute Group. Mr. Sablone’s law practice focused on commercial and financial services litigation involving investment funds and disputes between or among alternative asset funds and investors in those funds. Previously, Mr. Sablone served as a Partner and Practice Group Co-Chair for Nixon Peabody’s Complex Commercial Disputes Group. Mr. Sablone also led the firm’s Private Fund Disputes practice and chaired the eDiscovery and Digital Evidence practice, both of which he created during his tenure. As chair of the Private Fund Disputes Team, Mr. Sablone represented offshore liquidators, managers, limited partners, and institutional investors in disputes related to hedge, private equity, venture, tax credit and real estate funds, and investment vehicles consisting of alternative asset classes such as residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities, credit default swaps, corporate trusts, and collateralized debt obligations.
Mr. Sablone has 25 years of experience as a commercial litigator, during which time he has represented a cross-section of the funds industry, including offshore liquidators, and has developed extensive experience handling investment and fund-related litigation. Additionally, Mr. Sablone has represented companies in the technology, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and financial services sectors.
Mr. Sablone has received extensive recognition for his work in the legal community, including listings by Chambers, Best Lawyers and Superlawyers, and selection for the “40 Under 40” award in the Boston Business Journal recognizing the top-40 business professionals under the age of forty in the Boston market. Additionally, Mr. Sablone has been rated as a Martindale Hubbell “AV” trial attorney by his peers, signifying an attorney that has reached the highest level of professional excellence and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity.
Mr. Sablone speaks and writes regularly on hedge funds and private equity funds, litigation, due diligence, compliance, and regulatory issues. Mr. Sablone also serves as an advisory board member for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, and as a Trustee for the Massachusetts Social Law Library.
Harvard College, A.B. Government, cum laude; Boston College Law School, J.D. Licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and New York.