Jeremy Kamras litigates a wide variety of commercial litigation matters, including intellectual property, securities, real estate, and trust and estate litigation. He has represented corporate and high net worth clients within the aviation, banking, insurance, financial services, manufacturing, real estate, 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 in both federal and state court, including 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 activists for RICO, trespass, fraud, illegal recording, and contract violations. 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" since 2018, 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

Securities Enforcement and Litigation Trends Affecting Life Sciences Companies in 2020
Advisory
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

Recognition

Northern California Super Lawyers
Intellectual Property and Securities Litigation (2018–2022)
"Rising Star" (2010–2016)
Daily Journal
"California Lawyer of the Year"—Complex Civil Litigation (2020)

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
  • US Court of Appeals for the 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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