Mr Jay Bhimani > Dechert LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Dechert LLP
Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas
NEW YORK, NY 10036-6797
United States
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Work Department

Product Liability and Mass Torts

Position

Partner

Career

Jay Bhimani counsels clients on a range of commercial litigation matters, with a focus on product liability and mass torts. Mr. Bhimani advises clients across a range of industries and has served as counsel in some of the nation’s most significant recent disputes, including as trial counsel to a major multinational corporation in litigation related to the company’s talcum powder products. His trial work has resulted in defense verdicts selected as among the “Top Verdicts” in 2018 and 2019 (Daily Journal), the “Top Product Liability cases of 2018” (Law360), and the “Top 10 Most Impressive Defense Verdicts” in 2019 (Courtroom View Network).

In addition, Mr. Bhimani serves as counsel for a product manufacturer in a multi-district litigation involving hearing loss claims by service members related to a product sold to the military.

Mr. Bhimani also has substantial experience in the field of securities litigation. He has served as counsel in securities actions in which plaintiffs sought many billions of dollars in damages, including in the country’s largest private insider trading action and several residential mortgage-backed securities actions brought by a government agency arising out of the 2008 financial crisis.

Pro bono activities are also a significant part of Mr. Bhimani’s practice. In 2016, Public Counsel’s Consumer Law Project awarded Mr. Bhimani its 2016 Public Counsel Pro Bono Award.

Languages

  • English
  • Gujarati

Education

  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 2006, magna cum laude, College Honors
  • University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, J.D., 2009