Jonathan L. Canestri

Jonathan L. Canestri

Associate, New Haven


Jonathan L. Canestri is an associate in the Firm’s New Haven office.  He is a member of the Firm’s Estate Planning, Tax, and Business Practice Groups.

While in law school, Mr. Canestri was recognized with the Tax Faculty Award for achievement in Tax Law and held internships in the areas of estate and trust administration and partnership, corporate and estate taxation.  Through his involvement with the Tax Clinic, Mr. Canestri represented taxpayers in audit proceedings before the Internal Revenue Service and arranged for the settlement of tax liabilities through offers in compromise.  Mr. Canestri also served as the Quinnipiac University School of Law liaison to the Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section. 

Mr. Canestri received his J.D., cum laude, from Quinnipiac University School of Law.  He received his B.S, summa cum laude, in Finance from Quinnipiac University School of Business. 

Practice FocusEducation
  • J.D., Concentration in Taxation, cum laude, Quinnipiac University School of Law, North Haven, Connecticut, 2015
    • Distinguished Academic Achievement Awards for Estate and Gift Taxation and for Representing Clients
    • Tax Faculty Award
  • B.S., summa cum laude, Finance, Quinnipiac University School of Business, Hamden, Connecticut, 2012
    • Wall Street Journal Award for achievement in Finance
Professional & Community Associations
  • American Bar Association
    • Tax Section
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Hartford County Bar Association
  • New Haven County Bar Association 
  • Connecticut Italian-American Bar Association
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law
    • Alumni Association Executive Board
Bar & Court Admissions
  • State of Connecticut
  • U.S. Tax Court
Jonathan L. Canestri

Katrina Brooks

Administrative Assistant