- J.D., The George Washington University School of Law, 2010
- B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2007, magna cum laude
Jay Ramsey is an associate in the Business Trial and Entertainment, Technology and Advertising Practice Groups in the firm's Century City Office. Jay is a member of the firm's Out at Sheppard LGBTQ Group.
Areas of Practice
Jay represents a broad range of clients in all types of commercial litigation. He has represented retailers, brands, advertising networks, insurers, health plans, hospitals, airlines, telecommunications companies, and more in complex and general business litigation, from breach of contract and various business torts to class actions alleging false advertising, unfair competition, and alleged violations of state and federal law. In the media and entertainment field, he represents studios, producers, broadcasting companies, and other content producers and aggregators in claims relating to distribution rights, profit participation, and other accounting issues.
Jay has been lead counsel on several matters, successfully arguing dispositive and other motions, and appeals before the California Court of Appeal. Jay has also served as second chair in one trial and three arbitrations.
Mr. Ramsey is currently representing or has represented:
- A number of retailers and brands in class action lawsuits in courts across the country alleging false advertising relating to their pricing practices.
- Advertisers, insurers, health plans, hospitals and more in class action lawsuits alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
- An online retailer in a class action alleging fraudulent misrepresentations concerning the scope of shipping insurance offered on the website.
- A telecommunications company in a series of four consumer class actions filed in both California and Texas alleging that our client's rates were not adequately disclosed.
- Match.com and its affiliate People Media, Inc. in class actions alleging false and fraudulent commercial email advertisements.
- Several companies in different class actions alleging the wrongful recording of customer service calls. These matters have also involved extensive appellate work.
- Several companies, including retailers and telecommunications companies, in lawsuits involving a variety of alleged invasions of privacy.
- A telecommunications company in an administrative appeal of a tax assessment.
- dick clark productions at trial and on appeal in a dispute with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association over rights to produce and distribute the Golden Globe Awards show.
- A movie studio in a two-phased arbitration: the first phase focused on the enforceability of an unsigned settlement agreement between the parties and the second phase on various accounting disputes.
- Law360, September 20, 2018
- "No Class Certification In Call Recording Case," Association of Business Trial Lawyers Report, Summer 2014
Class Action Defense Strategy Blog Posts
- "Ninth Circuit Confirms that Class Action Plaintiffs Must Plausibly Establish Future Intent To Re-Purchase To Maintain Claims for Injunctive Relief," September 12, 2018
- "Outlet And Factory Class Actions Take A Hit: California Court of Appeal Confirms Companies Can Sell Made-For-Outlet Product At Outlet Or Factory Stores," September 11, 2017
- "Ninth Circuit Confirms that a Cy Pres Only Settlement Can Work In Privacy Class Action" September 11, 2017
- "Class Action Plaintiffs In The Ninth Circuit Can No Longer Obtain Immediate Appellate Review Of Orders Denying Class Certification," June 13, 2017
- "Attacking Class Action Allegations On The Pleadings Can Be A Successful Strategy," March 29, 2016
- "In Sprint Victory, Judge Posner and the Seventh Circuit Hold That Arbitration Is Required in a TCPA Class Action Even Though the Alleged Violation Occurred After the Termination of the Contract," May 19, 2015
- "Another Blow to Call Recording Class Actions," December 2, 2014
- "Are Call Recording Class Actions Doomed?" February 27, 2014
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