Jeremy Kamras litigates a wide variety of commercial litigation matters, including involving real estate, securities and financial services, and intellectual property. He has represented clients within the aviation, banking, insurance, securities, manufacturing, and food and beverage industries. He also has experience litigating with and against municipalities.

Mr. Kamras has litigated federal and state individual, class, and derivative actions. He has significant trial experience, including most recently a widely reported federal jury trial in which he helped to obtain on behalf of Planned Parenthood a multi-million dollar verdict on all claims against anti-abortion activists for RICO, trespass, fraud, illegal recording, and contract violations. He has also tried cases in state court, including obtaining a unanimous defense verdict against a multi-million claim. In addition, he served as an Assistant District Attorney with the San Francisco District Attorney's Office, where, as lead counsel, he successfully tried several cases to verdict before a jury. He also has experience conducting internal investigations and in arbitrations before JAMS, AAA, and FINRA.

Mr. Kamras has been recognized as a Northern California "Super Lawyer," and before that had been recognized as a "Rising Star" for six years running.

Experience

  • Leading manufacturer of helicopters alleged to have fraudulently induced purchaser of helicopters by failing to disclose alleged defects in helicopter component.
  • Major waste management company alleged to have tortiously interfered with distributor's contract, securing unanimous defense verdict in California state court jury trial.
  • Leading developer of operating systems and applications in state and federal private class action antitrust litigation.

Perspectives

How to Protect Your Company and Its Trade Secrets with an Increasingly Mobile Workforce
Half-Day CLE Program and Lunchtime Presentation on Corporate Board Service, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer, San Francisco, CA
Supreme Court Clarifies Liability for Statements of Opinion Under Section 11 of the Securities Act
Arnold & Porter Advisory

Recognition

Northern California Super Lawyers
Intellectual Property and Securities Litigation (2018-2019)
"Rising Star" (2010-2016)

Credentials

Education
  • JD, Harvard Law School, 2001, cum laude
  • BA, Columbia University, 1998, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Admissions
  • California
  • New York
  • Maine
  • US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • US District Court, Central District of California
  • US District Court, Eastern District of California
  • US District Court, Northern District of California
Clerkships
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, The Honorable Carlos T. Bea
Activities
  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Board Member, Anti-Defamation League (Central Pacific Region)
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