Jay Bogan concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation, with particular emphasis in civil RICO, business tort and class action cases. He has substantial experience representing clients before federal and state trial and appellate courts and arbitration tribunals, as well as coordinating the efforts of in-house and outside lawyers in significant multi-jurisdictional litigation. He has authored numerous articles on civil RICO and has tried and litigated cases through appeal that resulted in the creation of new law under both the federal and Georgia RICO statutes. Mr. Bogan is the leader of the firm's Technology and Trade Secret Litigation team, which focuses on litigation involving technology companies, including the litigation of trade secret and related claims and claims for breach of nondisclosure agreements and other forms of restrictive covenants. He also has extensive experience in the litigation of business tort claims between competitors and contracting parties, including in the franchise and manufacturing contexts.
Mr. Bogan was named to Georgia Trend's "Legal Elite" in 2008 for Business Law and again in 2012 for Technology Law. He is listed in the 2009 and 2010 editions of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for Appellate and General Commercial Litigation and again in 2013 and 2014 for General Commercial Litigation. Mr. Bogan is listed as #1 in the 2011 and 2012 editions of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for General Commercial Litigation. He has been recognized as a Georgia "Super Lawyer" in the areas of General Litigation and Class Action/Mass Torts in 2009 and for Business Litigation in 2015 and the six years immediately preceding by Super Lawyers magazine. Mr. Bogan is recognized in the 2015 and the four years immediately preceding editions of The Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation. In 2012, 2013 and 2014, Mr. Bogan was recommended by Legal 500 US in the area of Trade Secrets Litigation. He is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*
*CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure's standards and policies.
Professional & Community Activities
American Bar Association, Member and Former Chair of Section of Antitrust Law's Business Torts & Civil RICO Committee
American Bar Foundation, Fellow
Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
State Bar of Georgia, Member and Former Chair of Appellate Practice Section