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Jonathan D. Moss

Associate
Los Angeles
T: 213.617.5504
F: 213.443.2769

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Education

  • J.D., University of Southern California, 2007
  • B.S., Cornell University, 2004
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Ninth Circuit
  • District Court for the Central and Northern Districts of California
  • California
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Jonathan Moss is an associate in the Business Trial Practice Group in the firm's Los Angeles office. He is also a member of the firm's Hospitality Practice Team.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Moss specializes in commercial and business litigation. His practice entails matters in state and federal court, including business disputes, class action defense, securities litigation, shareholder derivative cases, entertainment litigation, copyright infringement, real estate disputes, insurance-related litigation and allegations of unfair business practice and fraud.

Mr. Moss is experienced in all aspects of California and federal civil procedure, including motion practice, arguing motions in court, taking and defending depositions, and preparing for trial and alternative dispute resolution proceedings.

Mr. Moss also has significant appellate experience, including briefing cases before the California Court of Appeal, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

Experience

Mr. Moss' experience includes:

  • Won summary judgment in favor of a Los Angeles real estate developer in breach of contract action involving alleged failure to pay real estate commission.
  • Represented Southern California Gas Company and Sempra Energy in all lawsuits related to the Sesnon fire.
  • Obtained complete dismissal at the pleadings stage of lawsuit against Ernst & Young involving allegations of professional negligence and negligent misrepresentation.
  • Represented Amgen in nationwide securities class action, including briefing in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and United States Supreme Court.
  • Represented Amgen in shareholder derivative lawsuits.
  • Prepared brief of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) as Amicus Curiae in case before the United State Supreme Court.
  • Obtained a favorable result for Northrop Grumman in a products liability case involving the crash of a military jet aircraft.
  • Obtained complete dismissal at the pleadings stage of breach of contract lawsuit against Home Depot.
  • Prepared motion to dismiss consumer class action against General Electric involving SmartMeter device, which resulted in complete dismissal for lack of jurisdiction.
  • Represented Disney in breach of contract and copyright infringement lawsuit involving Disney's sale of movies on iTunes.
  • California State Bar, Litigation Section
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, Entertainment Law Division
  • Cornell Hotel Society
  • Anti-Defamation League: Board Member, Pacific Southwest Region and Glass Leadership Institute