Jay is a civil litigator by training. His focus is employment law, but he also has extensive experience litigating business disputes, contracts, insurance subrogation and defense, collections, and workers’ compensation defense. Jay has also worked as de facto general counsel for several businesses, negotiating leases and other contracts, transferring liquor licenses, writing employment policies and manuals, and providing additional advice and services as needed.
Jay graduated with a B.A. from Pepperdine University in 2002, and worked as a federal investigator before returning to Pepperdine to obtain his M.Div. and J.D. in 2010. He is licensed to practice in the state and federal district courts of California, where he practiced for six years before obtaining his license in Arizona.
Jay is a native of Ventura County, California. He’s a proud husband and father, and spends his spare time reading, traveling, gaming, and volunteering.