Jay has nearly 30 years of experience representing cutting-edge private and public companies and their founders, directors, officers and venture investors. He has considerable experience and expertise handling civil litigations in both federal and state courts, arbitrations, securities class actions, derivative suits and merger litigation. Jay has also handled a wide range of internal investigations, audit and board committee representations, as well as SEC, DOJ and regulatory matters. His clients span numerous technology sectors, including digital entertainment and social media, biotech, medical device, fintech, internet security, fashion tech, semiconductor and software.
Clients regularly turn to Jay for practical business-oriented advice. He consistently delivers creative solutions to unique challenges, solves problems and resolves matters favorably, often before they turn into protracted litigation. Jay provides coordinated and strategic advice to help his clients successfully navigate complicated and challenging matters in diverse areas, including but not limited to dispute resolution, litigations, arbitrations, regulatory matters, corporate governance and founder disputes. Particularly with his startup clients, Jay provides strategic advice on a range of topics that do not involve litigation.
Jay has also represented corporations and their audit and board committees with substantial international operations in China, as well as in other geographies in a wide range of matters, including M&A activities, internal and regulatory investigations related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, revenue recognition and related accounting issues, regulatory compliance and disputes with international dimensions.
Jay is regularly recognized by The Legal 500 as a leading lawyer in the area of Dispute Resolution – Securities Litigation Defense and was praised by clients as “a terrific and thorough litigator.”