Jay S. Handlin joined the firm as a partner in 2016. Jay has more than 25 years of experience in complex commercial and intellectual property litigation in state and federal courts and regulatory proceedings. He has broad experience in class action litigation as well as securities, corporate governance, bankruptcy, insurance, and employment litigation. He has previously served as in-house litigation counsel for The Walt Disney Company and been a litigation partner with leading national and regional law firms in Los Angeles, California and Honolulu, Hawaii. He began his career as a judicial clerk to the Hon. Jon O. Newman of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Jay has been listed by “Super Lawyers” and named an “IP Star” by Managing IP, and is a Chambers USA “Recognized Practitioner.”
Jay received his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review. He earned his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, in English (highest honors) and History (honors) from Brandeis University.