Jonathan N. Frodella

Jonathan N. Frodella

Associate
jfrodella@lcrlaw.com

Jonathan Frodella serves as special counsel to municipalities and other government entities for matters arising under the New Jersey Open Public Records Act (“OPRA”). Jonathan defends government entities and officials against OPRA lawsuits brought throughout the State, and he advises on specific requests for records and best practices for structuring internal guidelines and procedures to promote OPRA compliance. Jonathan publishes and presents on OPRA frequently, and he is available as a speaker for both government and private associations.

Jonathan also litigates commercial disputes in the state and federal courts of New Jersey and New York, and his commercial litigation practice is informed by his experience as a transactional attorney in the New York office of a major law firm, where he focused his practice on representing lenders in motion picture and television financing transactions. The values of the loans Jonathan worked on in New York ranged from the tens of millions to a $1.875 billion facility believed to be among the largest ever extended in Hawaii. Jonathan served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable David J. Weaver, J.S.C., serving in both Sussex and Morris Counties.

Jonathan attended the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, from which he earned a B.M. in vocal performance. While at UNCSA, he received the Sarah Graham Kenan Award for Excellence, which included a full-tuition merit scholarship. He earned his J.D. from Duke University School of Law, where he was a member of the Moot Court Board and the Student Note Editor of the Alaska Law Review. 

Community Service

  • Family Promise of Sussex County, Board of Trustees
  • Sparta Historical Society, Advisory Board

EDUCATION

Duke University School of Law, J.D.

University of North Carolina School of the Arts, B.M.

ADMISSIONS

New York

New Jersey

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey



Jonathan N. Frodella

Associate
jfrodella@lcrlaw.com

Jonathan Frodella serves as special counsel to municipalities and other government entities for matters arising under the New Jersey Open Public Records Act (“OPRA”). Jonathan defends government entities and officials against OPRA lawsuits brought throughout the State, and he advises on specific requests for records and best practices for structuring internal guidelines and procedures to promote OPRA compliance. Jonathan publishes and presents on OPRA frequently, and he is available as a speaker for both government and private associations.

Jonathan also litigates commercial disputes in the state and federal courts of New Jersey and New York, and his commercial litigation practice is informed by his experience as a transactional attorney in the New York office of a major law firm, where he focused his practice on representing lenders in motion picture and television financing transactions. The values of the loans Jonathan worked on in New York ranged from the tens of millions to a $1.875 billion facility believed to be among the largest ever extended in Hawaii. Jonathan served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable David J. Weaver, J.S.C., serving in both Sussex and Morris Counties.

Jonathan attended the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, from which he earned a B.M. in vocal performance. While at UNCSA, he received the Sarah Graham Kenan Award for Excellence, which included a full-tuition merit scholarship. He earned his J.D. from Duke University School of Law, where he was a member of the Moot Court Board and the Student Note Editor of the Alaska Law Review. 

Community Service

  • Family Promise of Sussex County, Board of Trustees
  • Sparta Historical Society, Advisory Board