Since 1987, Jay has been actively representing clients in real estate, business and trust matters. He regularly counsels clients who are buying or selling commercial properties and often the businesses associated therewith. Jay forms entities through which the firm's clients own their business and real estate assets. This can also serve to protect clients’ assets from other liabilities. Jay also counsels clients in the ongoing management of those businesses and real estate assets. Finally, Jay forms trusts for clients and their families to serve their estate planning needs.
Jay was formerly a real estate partner with Sidley & Austin LLP and also practiced at the Los Angeles office of Donovan, Leisure, Newton & Irvine. Jay serves as trustee to one of the Getty family trusts. He is a member of the Real Estate Section of the California State Bar and is also a member of the Arizona State Bar. He received his B.S. from the University of Utah and his J.D. from California Western School of Law.