Jonathan Seliger 

Associate – New York
T.+1 212 504 6321
200 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10281 V-CARD

Jonathan Seliger is an associate in Cadwalader’s Corporate Group.

Jonathan received his J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law, and his B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin. He is admitted to practice in New York and Texas.

Jonathan has advised clients on numerous significant matters, including the representation of:

  • Mithaq Capital, a Riyadh-based family office, in its unsolicited acquisition, over the course of three days, of a controlling stake in The Children’s Place, Inc., its successful effort to replace a majority of the board with its own designees and its provision of Sharia-compliant rescue financing to the company.

  • Arkhouse Management in its $6.6 billion proposal, together with Brigade Capital Management, to take Macy's, Inc. private, and related effort to elect a slate of nine directors to the company’s board.
  • GK Investor LLC in its investment in Genco Shipping & Trading Limited and effort to elect two directors to the company’s board.
  • Sphinx Investment Corp. in its investment in OceanPal Inc. and effort to elect two directors to the company’s board.
  • Sphinx Investment Corp. in its investment in Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp.
  • PW Partners in its cooperation agreement with BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
  • Sphinx Investment Corp. in its unsolicited tender offer to purchase all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of Performance Shipping Inc.
  • Politan Capital Management in its proxy contest with Masimo Corporation and successful effort to add two new directors, including Politan’s Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer Quentin Koffey, to the company’s board.
  • Pura Vida Investments in its successful effort to appoint four new directors to the board of Cutera, Inc.
  • Soroban Capital Partners in its investment in Union Pacific.
  • Veris Residential, Inc. in response to an unsolicited takeover bid by Kushner Companies.
  • Veris Residential, Inc. in its response to, and entry into a cooperation agreement with, Madison International Realty.
  • Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust in its Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation, whereby holders of its outstanding Series D Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock would tender their shares (the “Series D Preferred”) for newly issued 6.00% Subordinated Convertible Notes due 2028 and common stock, and thereby deliver their consents to various amendments with respect to the terms of the outstanding Series D Preferred.
Jonathan Seliger 

Practice Areas


  • New York
  • Texas


  • University of Texas at Austin, School of Law
  • University of Texas at Austin