Jonathan R. Markman

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  • University of Michigan (JD, cum laude)
  • Yale University (MA, with honors)
  • Yale University (BA, with honors)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit


  • Spanish

Jonathan's communications practice focuses on wireless, cable, and emerging technologies, with a particular emphasis on UAS (commonly known as drones) and the wireless spectrum. He has experience with FCC and FAA procedures and rulemakings, formal and informal complaints, and FCC investigations, as well as filing and prosecuting applications with the FCC and FAA. He also assists clients with foreign government advocacy efforts, particularly in the wireless spectrum arena.

Jon also works extensively advising clients on pending legislative efforts at the state and Federal level, assisting in determining the impact of bills and amendments on a client’s interests and drafting legislative language to achieve their goals.

In addition to taking a professional interest in FAA matters, Jonathan is a student pilot.

Prior to joining Mintz Levin, Jonathan worked as an associate at a prominent communications firm in the DC area. There he prepared FCC pleadings, applications, and various other related paperwork for clients, and advised broadcast, wireless, Internet, and trade group clients on FCC, federal, and state laws.

Jonathan is active in Mintz’s pro bono practice, particularly with immigration-related cases. He speaks and reads Spanish and has experience communicating with clients exclusively in Spanish.

During his time at the University of Michigan Law School, Jonathan was an associate editor for the Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review