Ian Jay's practice focuses primarily on general and complex commercial litigation, as well as government and internal investigations. Mr. Jay has experience with a range of securities and finance-related litigation, which includes representation of a major accounting firm on auditor liability issues, advising a prominent hedge fund on litigation exposure and in bankruptcy proceedings, and representation of clients in numerous civil and criminal government investigations involving the financial services industry. Mr. Jay also has experience with cybersecurity and Internet regulatory matters, and represents clients in the gaming and casino industry.

Mr. Jay maintains an active pro bono practice, having recently successfully represented numerous New York City charter schools in various actions involving co-locations in public school buildings.

Mr. Jay is a graduate of Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and an Articles Editor for the Columbia Journal of Asian Law. He participated in the National Native American Law Students Association Moot Court Competition and was a member of the Columbia Society of International Law. Mr. Jay earned his BA in political science and art history from Columbia College of Columbia University.


  • Hedge fund in various civil and bankruptcy litigations involving portfolio companies.
  • Chinese media company in fraud and contract litigation.
  • Foreign financial institutions in Securities Act action related to bond underwriting.
  • Foreign bank in litigation relating to the Lehman bankruptcy.


  • JD, Columbia Law School, 2011, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • BA, Columbia University, 2005
  • New York
  • US District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • US District Court, Northern District of New York
  • US District Court, Southern District of New York
  • US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Email Disclaimer