Jon is a partner in our Singapore office.

Jonathan Pentzien
Jonathan Pentzien
Partner
Singapore
New York
P+65 6800 0503
Jonathan Pentzien

Jon is a corporate partner who has been based in our Singapore office since 2016 and was previously based in our New York office. He represents global emerging growth technology companies throughout their lifecycles, and the venture capital and growth equity funds that invest in those companies.

Jon has provided counsel on numerous private and public cross-border transactions in India, Singapore, broader SE Asia, China, England and the United States, including private securities offerings, acquisition finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and U.S.-listed initial public offerings of foreign private issuers (FPIs) and domestic issuers,. He also advises his clients on matters of corporate governance, public disclosure, and executive compensation.

Jon’s current company clients include DoorDash, Flipkart, Hike and Wego. His investor clients include Jungle Ventures, Lightspeed India, Naspers and Tiger Global. Prior to joining Gunderson Dettmer, Jon was a global capital markets associate with Davis Polk & Wardwell, where he represented The AES Corporation, Aetna, GAIN Capital, Markit, NYSE Euronext, PepsiCo, PPL Corporation, and Ruby Tuesday, as well as most major international investment banks.

After graduating from Notre Dame, Jon served as an officer in the United States Navy. After law school, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Chester J. Straub of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the Honorable Joseph E. Irenas of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Education

  • Rutgers Law School, J.D.
    • Marshall-Brennan Fellow; Law Review
    • Highest Honors
  • University of Notre Dame, B.S., Civil Engineering
    • cum laude

Clerkships

U.S. District Court of New Jersey

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 

Achievements

Lieutenant, United States Navy