Overview

Jay Ramsey is a partner in the firm’s Century City Office. He is a leader of the firm’s Consumer Class Action Defense Team and a member of the firm’s Retail, Advertising, Privacy and Cybersecurity, and Food & Beverage groups. He is also a leader of the firm's Out at Sheppard LGBTQ Group and is the firm’s 2020 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellow. Jay is a leader the recruiting committee in the firm’s Century City office.

Areas of Practice

Jay enjoys a broad litigation practice, representing clients in class action litigation and complex business disputes.  He also advises clients pre-litigation on a variety of related matters.  He has successfully defended clients at trial, on appeal, and in arbitration.

Consumer Class Actions

Jay has defended major retailers, brands, product manufacturers, fintech companies, lead generators, advertising networks, food and beverage companies, insurers, health plans, hospitals, airlines, telecommunications companies, and more in a wide range of consumer class actions alleging violations of false advertising laws, unfair competition laws, consumer protection statutes, privacy laws, and more.  His experience includes defending against:

  • False advertising claims
  • False pricing claims
  • Product liability claims
  • Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) claims
  • Email marketing claims
  • Call recording claims
  • Debt collection claims
  • Data breach and other privacy class claims

Complex Business Litigation

Jay represents a broad range of clients in complex business disputes alleging breaches of contract, fraud, breaches of fiduciary duties, interference with economic relations, wrongful solicitation, trade secrets theft, copyright and trademark infringement and other business torts.  His experience includes:

  • Representing studios, producers, broadcasting companies, and other content producers in claims relating to distribution rights, profit participation, and other accounting issues.
  • Representing aerospace companies, other manufacturers, and contractors in disputes with their customers and suppliers, including claims for breach of contract, breach of warranty, and more

Advice and Counseling

Jay advises and counsels clients on a variety of marketing, advertising, pricing, privacy, and related e-commerce matters.  Jay has advised and counseled on a variety of:

  • Advertising campaigns
  • Pricing strategies
  • E-mail marketing regulations
  • Telephone and SMS marketing regulations
  • Call recording practices
  • Privacy policies
  • E-commerce terms and conditions

Experience

Experience

Notable Appellate Decisions

NEI Contracting & Eng'g Inc. v. Hanson Aggregates Pac. Sw., Inc., 926 F.3d 528 (9th Cir. 2019) – Appellate decision affirming complete trial victory and denial of certification in a TCPA class action.

Sabori v. Dollar Tree Stores, Inc., No. B284350 (Cal. Ct. App. Apr. 24, 2019) – Appellate decision affirming grant of summary judgment on invasion of privacy claim

Kayne v. Mense, B254975 (Cal. App. Mar. 25, 2016) – Appellate decision overturning trial court’s award of treble damages under California Penal Code section 496

Rosolowski v. People Media, B250482 (Cal. App. Oct. 29, 2014)  – Appellate decision affirming dismissal of claim under California Anti-SPAM law.

Insights

Articles

Class Action Defense Strategy Blog Posts

Fashion & Apparel Law Blog

Healthcare Law Blog

Speaking Engagements

  • "Legal Issues to Consider in a COVID-19 World," Virtual Reality Location-based Entertainment Summit, October 15, 2020.

Digital Media

Education

J.D., The George Washington University School of Law, 2010

B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2007, magna cum laude

Admissions

  • California
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