Jones Day

Litigation Department

New York
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What the team is known for Broad commercial litigation practice, bolstered by significant arbitration, mediation and appellate capabilities. Well versed in claims involving product liability issues, breach of contract disputes and securities litigation. Draws on significant cross-border expertise as well as strong nationwide capabilities. Represents a broad array of clients including financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies and automotive manufacturers.

Strengths A client describes the group as "certainly one of the preeminent law firms in the US," adding: "They have a rare breadth of counsel, and every one of their lawyers is top of the class."

Another client says: "They are a pleasure to work with. The quality is excellent, they are so thorough, and they instill such confidence."

A further interviewee reports that "we really benefited from their legal advice and the way everything was handled."

Work highlights Defeated 18 purported class actions against Daikin and its subsidiaries, which manufactured over six million air conditioners that were claimed to have prematurely failed due to the design of their evaporator coils.

Notable practitioners


Jayant Tambe
represents a range of clients from the financial sector, often handling high-stakes litigation relating to securities, derivatives and other structured products. A client describes him as "really smart, savvy and experienced," adding: "He's really great at strategic thinking and brings a big-picture perspective that others lose in the weeds. He's a pleasure to work with."