Jeremy R.Kauffman


Los Angeles +

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.


  • Sutter Health wins complete defense verdict in landmark antitrust class actionJones Day won a complete defense jury verdict for Sutter Health in a landmark antitrust class action seeking $1.2 billion in treble damages.
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce files amicus brief in PSLRA caseJones Day filed a merits-stage amicus brief on behalf of the United States Chamber of Commerce in support of the position that the discovery-stay provision in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act applies to suits brought in state as well as federal courts.
  • Civil rights organization files amicus brief in Fourth Amendment caseJones Day filed an amicus brief on behalf of a nonprofit civil rights organization in support of certiorari in a case raising a Fourth Amendment challenge to an arrest that occurred in the area immediately in front of a tenant’s apartment unit.
  • Domestic violence survivor prevails in bench trial and obtains restraining order against abusive ex-boyfriendAfter a five-day bench trial before the Hon. Charles Clay (LASC), Jones Day secured a five-year domestic violence restraining order against the ex-boyfriend of a pro bono client referred from the Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice, a nonprofit with a focus on domestic violence.
  • Tenants secure settlement payment in lawsuit alleging fraudulent transfer of property and landlord misconductJones Day secured a settlement payment on behalf of two pro bono clients in connection with a Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit filed against the clients' former landlords and their daughter.