Calvin J. Jonker

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Phone: (310) 469-9600


Practice Areas

  • Business Disputes
  • Corporate Law
  • Business Transactions
  • Employment & Compensation Issues
  • Intellectual Property Issues

Bar Admissions

  • New York State Bar (not admitted in California) 


  • Bachelor of Science – Nicholls State University – Thibodaux, Louisiana
  • Masters of Science – University of New Orleans – New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Juris Doctorate – Pepperdine University School of Law – Malibu, California


  • Editor-in-Chief - Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship and the Law (2018–2019)
  • Tulane Baseball Arbitration Competition 2018 – Best Oral Advocacy


  • Brown, Jonker, Nielson & Zokaeim, The Lack of Enforceability of Third-Party Arbitration Discovery Subpoenas, PIABA B.J. (Oct. 2018)
  • Foreign Arbitral Awards and the Second Circuit: Enforcement Considerations for Annulments, 12 J. Bus. Entrepreneurship & L. (Oct. 2019)


Mr. Jonker is a 2019 graduate of Pepperdine University School of law, who joins the firm with extensive experience as a law clerk while in law school. His pre-qualification experience spans the spectrum, from personal injury and employment disputes, to corporate organization and governance, to cross-border mergers & acquisitions and international arbitration. His legal practice focuses upon corporate law (including corporate formation, mergers & acquisitions, governance, general business contract law, and business disputes), employment and compensation issues, Internet and data privacy, and intellectual property law.

Mr. Jonker was born and raised in Louisiana. He holds a bachelor's degree from Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana, a masters degree from the University of New Orleans, and earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Pepperdine University School of Law. He is admitted to the New York State Bar.

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