Jonathan S. Bodner

Food Law Services

Jonathan S. Bodner | Of Counsel


Jonathan S. Bodner became Of Counsel to the firm in January 2019.  Throughout his career, Jonathan has provided quality services in the areas of business law, business and commercial litigation, bankruptcy and bankruptcy litigation, and state law insolvency.

In addition, Jonathan has developed a niche practice in food law, representing manufacturers, distributors and retailers in the food, beverage and related industries in transactions, litigation and bankruptcy matters.  Jonathan’s food law practice has a particular focus on representing produce distributors and others in matters involving the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (P.A.C.A.).   Examples of his food law services are:





  • Start-Ups
  • Asset Sales
  • Vendor Agreements
  • Food Safety Compliance
  • Government Licensing and Permits


  • P.A.C.A. Litigation
  • P.S.A. Litigation
  • Federal Food Security Act Litigation
  • Vendor Disputes
  • Federal, State and Local Regulatory Matters


  • Reorganizations
  • Liquidations
  • Creditors’ Rights
  • Asset Purchases


Syracuse University College of Law (J.D., 2006)

Binghamton University (B.A., 2003)

Bar Admissions

New York

New Jersey


Super Lawyers, New York Metro: 2018

Super Lawyers, New York Metro, Rising Stars: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

New York Institute of Credit, Future Leader of the Year Award, Oct. 2013


New York Institute of Credit, Board Member

Turnaround Management Association, Long Island Chapter, Board Member

Manhattan Alopecia Initiative & Network, Board Member

Long Island Food Council, Member

Jonathan S.Bodner is a member of Bodner Law PLLC, with its principal office at 55 Cherry Lane, Suite 101 Carle Place, New York 11514.  He can be reached at:



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