Overview

Jai Singh is a partner and litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. His practice focuses on representing clients throughout the United States in high-stakes business and commercial litigation and the defense of consumer and employment class actions, primarily in the retail, food and beverage, multifamily housing, health care, manufacturing and financial industry sectors.

Jai has significant experience defending class action claims brought under California’s unfair competition and false advertising laws, including claims for food and beverage product mislabeling, privacy call recording and false pricing; and class claims for violation of the Consumer Legal Remedies Act (CLRA), the California Labor Code, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Electronic Funds Transfer Act (EFTA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Real Estate Settlement Practices Act (RESPA), the Song-Beverly Credit Card Act and the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act, among other state and federal statutes.

He also has substantial experience with multi-district litigation. Jai has succeeded in obtaining dismissal of class action cases, defeating class certification, and winning at trial and in arbitration.

Jai is a frequent speaker and author on issues relating to case management, discovery, class action litigation, and consumer protection laws, including California’s Unfair Competition Law and Consumer Legal Remedies Act Law (UCL), False Advertising Law (FAL), and the CLRA.

Recognition

Jai has been Peer Review Rated as AV® Preeminent™, the highest performance rating for ethical standards and legal ability, in Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system. He was the recipient of Wiley W. Manuel Pro Bono Services Award for the years 2005, 2008, 2012, 2015, and 2016.

Publications

  • Co-Author, "Clearing Up CAFA Post-Removal Amendments At 9th Circ.," Law360 Expert Analysis, June 8, 2017
  • Author, "California’s Unfair Competition Law Prohibits More than Just 'Unfair Competition,'" California Litigation Guide, pp. 4-6, 2011
  • Author, "In re Tobacco II: Reflecting on the Supreme Court's Decision," ABTL Report, Spring, 2010
  • Co-Author, "In re Tobacco II: How Will the Supreme Court Rule?," ABTL Report, Winter, 2009
  • Co-Author: "Respect Your Elders: Heightened Civil Remedies Under the Elder Abuse and Dependent Adults Civil Protection Act," Vol. 1, ABTL Report 4, August, 1999
  • Author, "Watch Your Mouth: Section 12(a)(2) Liability for Oral Statements Made at Road Shows," 23 J. Corp. L. 541, 1998

Community Engagement

Jai is actively involved in the following community organizations:

  • Board of Governors, Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • Board Member, San Diego County Bar Foundation

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Section of the State Bar of California

Education

Jai earned his law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law (J.D. with distinction) in 1998. He served as the managing editor for the Journal of Corporation Law. Jai received his bachelor's degree in political science and philosophy from Trinity University (B.A., cum laude) in 1994.

Admissions

Jai is admitted to practice law in California. He is also a member of the trial bar and admitted to practice before US District Court for the Central District of California, the US District Court for the Northern District of California, the US District Court for the Southern District of California and the US District Court for the Eastern District of California.