Senior Counsel

Jay P. Barron

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Bad Faith
  • Intellectual Property
  • Entertainment

Jay P. Barron is an experienced business litigator whose practice focuses on complex litigation in state and federal courts, including contract and business tort disputes, insurance litigation, class actions, health care, false advertising and unfair competition, entertainment and trade secret litigation, and corporate governance disputes.

Jay has represented clients ranging from individual entrepreneurs to large publicly traded companies. His clients have included manufacturers, international corporations, nonprofits, health care providers, lawyers and investors.  Jay has significant experience in development and implementation of discovery plans, and has coordinated large electronic document collection and production.  He has extensive expertise in trial and pretrial motion practice, devising settlement and trial strategies, and preparing for and participating in mediations and arbitrations.

Jay received his J.D. in 2006 from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, where he graduated Order of the Coif (top ten percent of the class) and was an Articles Editor for the UCLA Entertainment Law Review.  He received his B.A. cum laude from Georgetown University in 2002.

Jay has tried three jury trials as lead counsel and two as second chair.  Southern California Super Lawyers recognizes him as a “Rising Star” (2015-2018).”  Before joining Keller/Anderle LLP, Jay practiced at Alschuler Grossman and the national law firm Bingham McCutchen.

  • Order of the Coif
  • Los Angeles Magazine, “Southern California Superlawyers, Rising Star, Business Litigation” (2015-2018)
  • Lead associate for nonprofit organization in 21-day bench trial asserting claim of promissory estoppel
  • Represented dairy product manufacturer in dispute involving claims of trade disparagement and false advertising under the Lanham Act, including during two-day preliminary injunction evidentiary hearing in federal court
  • Represented international trading company in dispute involving claims of fraud and breach of warranty under the Commercial Code
  • Represented healthcare provider in putative class action involving claims of fraud and violations of the Consumer Legal Remedies Act stemming from the alleged misbranding of drugs
  • Obtained civil harassment restraining orders for several clients
  • Represented key investors, advisers and lawyers in dispute involving claims of misappropriation of trade secrets, fraud and lawyer malpractice in a multibillion-dollar sale of a telecommunications company
  • Represented insurance company in coverage dispute stemming from claims of alleged human rights abuses in Myanmar