Jeremy Kauffman's practice focuses on complex civil litigation in state and federal courts. He has experience with all aspects of pretrial litigation, including propounding and responding to discovery, negotiating subpoenas, taking depositions, drafting dispositive and other pretrial motions, and opposing class certification. Jeremy has argued before state and federal courts, including the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
He has worked on matters that include health care, antitrust, class actions, breach of contract, and residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) trustee litigation.
Jeremy recently represented Sutter Health in parallel state and federal class actions that alleged tying and unlawful restraint of trade under the Sherman Act and Cartwright Act. Jeremy drafted significant Daubert briefs, including challenging the plaintiffs' expert's pass-through rate opinion and defending an expert's opinion on product market definition.
Jeremy maintains an active pro bono practice. He filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of a nonprofit civil rights group, arguing that a common hallway in an apartment complex should be protected under the Fourth Amendment. He represented a client in a tenant-landlord lawsuit, which resulted in a favorable settlement for the client. Jeremy served as lead counsel in a five-day bench trial in which he secured a domestic violence restraining order against the ex-boyfriend of a pro bono client. Jeremy is also an active member of the LGBT Bar Association and has worked on several pro bono cases advancing LGBT rights.
Prior to rejoining Jones Day in 2021, Jeremy clerked for Judge Patrick Bumatay of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
- University of California, Los Angeles (J.D. 2016; M.P.P. in Public Policy 2016); DePaul University (B.A. in Philosophy 2012)
- California, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and U.S. District Courts for the Central and Northern Districts of California
- Law Clerk to Judge Patrick Bumatay, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (2020-2021) and extern to Justice Richard D. Fybel, California Court of Appeals, Fourth District (Summer 2013)