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Jesse is an experienced trial lawyer and member of the Global Commercial Disputes Group whose clients entrust him with their most significant disputes. He is also a military veteran and thus offers his clients a unique capability and experience set. Jesse counsels and represents clients in all phases of litigation and in their efforts to avoid the substantial burdens imposed by litigation. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, business disputes and employment litigation. He has significant experience handling false claims act matters, trade secret and non-compete litigation, the defense of claims of unfair competition, including claims arising under California Business and Professions Code Section 17200, and statutory discrimination claims. Jesse has also successfully defended businesses in numerous consumer class actions and before administrative panels.


  • U.S. Army War College, 2015, Master of Strategic Studies
  • George Washington University Law School, 1996, J.D.
  • George Washington University, 1996, M.A., Elliott School of International Affairs
  • Bates College, 1992, B.A.

  • California

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of California
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court - District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court - Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court - District of Puerto Rico

  • Standing Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, California State Bar
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • National Infantry Association & U.S. Cavalry and Armor Association

Awards & Recognition

Notable Quotes

  • 27 March 2013 "After Iraq, Lawyers Discuss the Way Forward" The Am Law Daily
  • 14 September 2012 "Pro Bono Achievers:  Reed Smith," The Recorder
  • 22 February 2008 "Casualties of War," The New York Lawyer (also published in the The American Lawyer 1 July 2008)