Jeremy Gray focuses on defending and prosecuting commercial claims in state and federal courts, as well as representing clients in high-stakes domestic and international arbitration proceedings, many of which are conducted under accelerated hearing procedures and final offer rules. In addition, he has significant experience in toxic tort litigation and product liability mass actions.
Jeremy has represented clients in a variety of industries, including pharmaceutical manufacturers, medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical benefit managers, insurance, durable goods manufacturers, commercial real estate developers, tobacco companies, and industrial and commercial manufacturers.
Jeremy has tried a number of cases to full verdict or arbitration decision, including, successfully defending a global industrial manufacturer in a significant domestic arbitration involving issues impacting its global business; successfully defending a global pharmaceutical company in an international arbitration involving claims of breaches of a commercial development agreement; and the successful defense of a large-scale commercial real estate developer that resulted in a full jury trial verdict. Jeremy also served as one of the trial attorneys representing R.J. Reynolds in a nationwide arbitration regarding contract disputes under the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement.
Recently, Jeremy was a member of two trial teams that defended against the federal government's action to block mergers. He has also represented clients in federal antitrust class actions and helped to guide companies through premerger notification processes.
Jeremy is the co-chair of Jones Day's global LGBTQ affinity group. He also serves as a board member of the Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago (LAGBAC).
- June 2018
Litigating 'Best Efforts' Considerations for Defining or Not Defining What Effort to Expect, Corporate Counsel
- Washington University in St. Louis (J.D. 2006; Associate Editor, Washington University Journal of Law and Policy); Truman State University (B.A. & B.S. in Political Science and B.A. in Philosophy and Religion summa cum laude 2002; Phi Beta Kappa)
- Illinois, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit