The U.S. Securities Class Action Litigation: Navigating Rules and Standards Governing Damages and Costs
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Andrew Jick concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on consumer class action defense, securities fraud class action defense and intellectual property matters. He has extensive experience defending class action lawsuits involving claims for false advertising, unfair business practices and violations of federal securities laws. Mr. Jick also has substantial experience litigating copyright, trademark, false endorsement and right of publicity cases.
Mr. Jick received a B.S. in business administration summa cum laude from California State University, Los Angeles in 2007. In 2011, he obtained his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, where he was an articles editor for the Berkeley Business Law Journal.
Josh Rubin focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on consumer and securities fraud class action defense. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Rubin served as a law clerk to the Honorable Margaret M. Morrow of the Central District of California.
Mr. Rubin earned his J.D. magna cum laude from New York University School of Law, where he received the Law Review Alumni Association Award and was a member of the Order of the Coif. He also served as a notes editor for the New York University Law Review. Mr. Rubin received his B.A. summa cum laude from Macalester College in Saint Paul.