Jon E. Ancona



Jon is a member of the firm’s Corporate group.  He helps clients with their legal needs at every stage of business, including entity formation, financing, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, reorganization, privacy, and securities matters.

Jon received his J.D. from Berkeley Law, where he was a teaching assistant in the legal writing program and a member of the Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law and Ecology Law Quarterly.  He also volunteered with the Workers Rights Disability Law Clinic and competed in the Halloum Negotiations Competition.

Jon spent a summer interning at the California Attorney General’s Office, where he assisted in business and environmental litigation.  In his third year, he externed at the Department of Agriculture (USDA), helping client agencies with UCC Article 9 and real estate transactions, including the financing of large multi-family housing projects, part of USDA Rural Development’s $220 billion loan portfolio.

During and after undergrad, Jon volunteered extensively with Bet Tzedek Legal Services in Los Angeles, running clinics and trainings in courthouses across the county, where he helped hundreds of low income families obtain conservatorships for disabled adults.  He received his B.S. in Music Industry from the University of Southern California, where he performed with ensembles in the Thornton School of Music and the Spirit of Troy: “The Greatest Marching Band in the History of the Universe.”

When he’s not in the office, Jon enjoys hiking and fishing, running, music, and following USC football.

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Presidential Scholar

Northern California Rising Star 2019

J.D., University of California, Berkeley School of Law, Boalt Hall, 2017

B.S., summa cum laude, University of Southern California, 2013

Keeping it Clean: Legal Essentials for Startup Companies

Weintraub attorneys Andrew D. McCarthy, Jon E. Ancona, and Justin M. Borrowdale presented on Legal Essentials for Startup Companies for WeWork members at the Well’s Fargo building in Sacramento, CA. They discussed issues that newer and growing companies encounter;

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Andrew D. McCarthy & Jon E. Ancona to Present “Keeping it Clean: Legal & Financial Essentials for Clean Tech Startup Companies”

  Weintraub attorneys Andrew D. McCarthy and Jon E. Ancona will be joined by Raymond A. Loyd and Jason Peterson with Ernst & Young to present a CleanStart workshop in Sacramento on Tuesday,

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31 Weintraub Tobin Attorneys Named to 2019 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Weintraub Tobin is pleased to announce that more than 30 Weintraub Tobin attorneys have been included on the 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Star lists for outstanding attorneys Northern California.  In addition,

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