Jonathan Bench is chair of Harris Sliwoski’s corporate practice group, where he helps public and private companies with international and domestic business transactions. His clientele includes companies from Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Americas. Jonathan has worked and consulted in the US, Asia, and South America.

Jonathan co-hosts Harris Sliwoski’s Global Law and Business podcast, which covers legal and economic business developments around the world. He is a regular contributor to the award-winning China Law Blog and the award-winning Canna Law Blog, where he shares his practical insights into doing business internationally and in the cannabis and emerging products industries.

Jonathan regularly presents to business owners and organisations regarding international business transactions, particularly foreign direct investment and the international cannabis trade.

He belongs to the Bar Association of Utah, Bar Association of Washington, and Bar Association of Maine.

Juris Doctor (JD) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from George Washington University, and a graduate from Brigham Young University.

He speaks English and is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese Chinese.