Jonathan M. Aberman

Distinguished Co-Counsel

Jonathan M. Aberman retired but remains a Distinguished Co-Counsel at Moore & Associates and an advisor to the management team. 

Mr. Aberman was a corporate and venture capital attorney from 1990 to 2005, completing over 150 transactions, including venture financings, buyouts, initial public offerings, mergers, and recapitalizations with an aggregate value over $3 billion for diverse clients, including Ritz Carlton Hotels, AmeriChoice Corporation, Jefferson Pilot Insurance Company and Bankers Trust Company. From 1998 to 2001, Mr. Aberman served as Managing Partner of the Northern Virginia office of Pillsbury Winthrop, a national full-service law firm. He was the principal author of the business plan for the merger of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro with Winthrop Stimson, Putnam & Roberts, at the time the largest law firm merger in U.S. history.

Mr. Aberman serves on several Boards of Directors and helps to chart strategy, analyzes business transactions and alternatives, structures investments and incentivizes senior executives on business expansion.

Mr. Aberman has a Juris Doctorate and LL.M. (Master in Corporate Law) from New York University School of Law with a BA/MA in Law from Cambridge University, Downing College, and a MSc in International Economics from The London School of Economics.

Mr. Aberman is also a media commentator and is the Dean of Marymount University’s School of Business and Technology.


  • Weekly Columnist for The Washington Post on Capital Business. Writing about the intersection of innovation, entrepreneurship and policy on a local and national level.
  • Host of weekly radio program and podcast, What’s Working in Washington  that highlights the intersection of innovation, entrepreneurshp and policy in one of the least understood but interesting business communities in the United States. We look for the positive stories of the people who are getting things done and finding a way to succeed.
  • Host on SiriusXM nationally broadcast talk show, Forward Thinking Radio focusing on national politics, the economy and current events from a Progressive perspective. We seek to provide an open opportunity for a broad range of viewpoints to be shared, where we respect alternative points of view.
  • Co-Host on SiriusXM nationally broadcast talk show, Leftjab, focusing on national politics, the economy and current events from a Progressive perspective.
  • Dean and Professor of Practice, School of Business and Technology, Marymount University.
  • Interim Dean of the only integrated business and computer science school in the Greater Washington region. Marymount offers combined degrees in cybersecurity, healthcare management, information systems management and marketing to both undergraduate and graduate students. I oversee the school’s academic and business affairs, while building its strategic growth.
  • Lecturer at the University if Maryland – Robert H. Smith School of Business. Developed and taught courses in entrepreneurship, business formation, strategic growth, organizational development, family entrepreneurship and business policies. Consistent winner of teaching awards for excellence in instruction


  • M.A., University of Cambridge, with Honors
  • L.L.M., Corporate Law New York University
  • B.A., University of Cambridge, with Honors
  • M.Sc., International Economics, London School of Economics, First Class Honors
  • B.A. Political Science and Economics, George Washington University, Dean’s List all years
    • Phi Beta Kappa


Admitted In

  • Virginia 
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