Jay P. Barron is an experienced and versatile business litigator whose practice focuses on complex civil litigation in state and federal courts. He has handled a wide array of matters, including contract and business tort disputes, real estate litigation, class actions, legal malpractice and breach of fiduciary claims, false advertising and unfair competition cases, and corporate governance and partnership disputes.
Jay represents clients covering a broad spectrum of industries and ranging from individual entrepreneurs to large publicly traded companies, on both the plaintiff and defense sides. His clients have included manufacturers, international corporations, nonprofits, insurers, health care providers, lawyers, and investors. Jay has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation and trial work, including preparing complaints and formulating litigation strategy, coordinating and implementing discovery plans and electronic document productions, preparing and arguing pretrial and dispositive motions, taking and defending depositions, and winning at trial. Jay also has successfully negotiated the favorable resolution of several business and contract disputes before trial.
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” (2015-2020).” Before joining Keller/Anderle LLP, Jay practiced at Alschuler Grossman and the national law firm Bingham McCutchen.