Jay Srinivasan is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher where he practices in the firm’s Antitrust and Trade Regulation Practice Group with a focus on intellectual property and technology-related issues. Mr. Srinivasan serves a wide range of clients in the energy, entertainment, medical, and high tech industries. In addition to representing clients in litigation, Mr. Srinivasan also has provided antitrust advice in the context of mergers/joint collaborations, government investigations, and proposed business practices. In addition to his antitrust practice, Mr. Srinivasan specializes in complex business litigation and class action defense.
Representative engagements include:
- Ongoing representation of Intel Corporation in a Section 5 case brought by the Federal Trade Commission challenging wide-ranging conduct. Mr. Srinivasan’s focus has been on the technical claims, including allegations about software functionality, industry benchmark design, and industry standard-setting.
- Representation of Intel Corporation in a Section 2 Sherman Act case brought by a competitor regarding broad-ranging business and engineering practices, resulting in a settlement of all claims.
- Representation of Cox Communications in a consumer class action alleging a Section 1 Sherman Act conspiracy regarding the bundling of cable channels to subscribers, resulting in a dismissal of all claims on the pleadings.
- Representation of Sempra Energy in a consumer class action alleging a conspiracy regarding the supply of natural gas in California, resulting in a favorable settlement after three months in trial.
- Representation of Warner Music Group Corp. in a case brought by independent record labels alleging Section 1 and 2 violations regarding radio promotion practices, resulting in a dismissal of state tort claims and a nuisance-value settlement of remaining antitrust claims.
- Representation of American Airlines, Inc. in a case brought by travel agents alleging a Section 1 Sherman Act conspiracy regarding travel agent commissions, resulting in a dismissal of all claims on the pleadings.
- Representation of MiniMed, Inc. in connection with Section 2 Sherman Act counterclaims brought by competitors in a patent case, resulting in the dismissal of all antitrust counterclaims on summary judgment.
- Representation of Hewlett-Packard Company in a proposed nationwide class action alleging state tort and unfair competition claims regarding inkjet printer cartridges, resulting in denial of class certification and granting of summary judgment on all claims.
- Representation of Hewlett-Packard Company in consumer class actions filed in California, Texas, and South Carolina alleging state tort and unfair competition claims regarding representations about hard drive capacity, resulting in a nuisance-value settlement of all claims.
Mr. Srinivasan is the editor of the upcoming edition of the firm’s Antitrust Handbook, which has long served as a reference of first resort for in-house counsels confronted with antitrust-related issues.
Mr. Srinivasan is the director of the Los Angeles office’s unlawful detainer program, which is a collaboration between Gibson Dunn and the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles to represent indigent defendants in eviction proceedings. Mr. Srinivasan has received Firm-wide and Los Angeles office pro bono awards for his work in connection with this program.
Mr. Srinivasan received his Juris Doctor from the New York University School of Law, in 1995. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois in 1991, after which he worked for a software company in Silicon Valley. Mr. Srinivasan is admitted to practice in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and in various California courts.