City Council Member, City of Los Altos
Jonathan was elected to the Los Altos City Council in 2020 and is serving as the City’s Vice-Mayor in 2023. Community involvement has always been an important value for Jonathan. In 2015, he was appointed to the City’s Parks and Recreation Commission where he served until his election to the Council. As chair of the commission, Jonathan was also a member of the Design, Development Working Group who consulted with Noll and Tam during the planning and construction of the Los Altos Community Center.
Jonathan and his wife, Iditt, moved to Los Altos in 2009. Their son, Noah, is a sophomore at Los Altos High School and their daughter, Emma, is an eighth grader at Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School in Palo Alto.
A Bay Area native, Jonathan was born and raised in Oakland. He attended college in Southern California and received his law degree from Hastings College of the Law in 2001. Jonathan has practiced law for more than twenty years and is now a partner with the law firm Finkelstein & Fujii in San Mateo. Jonathan’s practice focuses on real estate law and trust and probate law.
An avid fan of the Oakland A’s, Jonathan enjoys going to as many baseball games as he can. He also enjoys travelling with his family, listening to music, and has recently started to explore the world of bourbon and other American whiskeys.