Jonathan Massey

Lecturer on Law

Winter 2017

Biography

Jonathan Massey's practice has involved a wide range of complex legal questions in trial and appellate courts, including federal and state constitutional issues, antitrust, bankruptcy, telecommunications, preemption, securities, financial services, tax, environmental issues (including CERCLA, the Clean Air Act, and the Clean Water Act), Indian tribal court jurisdiction, the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, the federal RICO statute, MDL procedure, product liability, punitive damages, scientific evidence, and class action procedure.

He has argued over 30 cases in federal and state courts, including three in the U.S. Supreme Court. He has filed briefs in dozens of other matters, including more than 65 in the U.S. Supreme Court alone.

He has represented many leading business corporations, former Vice President Al Gore (in Bush v. Gore), numerous Members of Congress and States, and Harvard University (as well as Yale).

Jonathan Massey, The Two That Got Away: First American Financial Corp. v. Edwards and Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., 7 Charleston L. Rev. 63 (2012).
Categories:
Government & Politics
Sub-Categories:
Supreme Court of the United States
Type: Article
Jonathan Massey, Preemption of Medical Device Tort Claims: Recent Developments, 31 Trial 26 (1995).
Categories:
Civil Practice & Procedure
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Technology & Law
Sub-Categories:
Torts
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Medical Technology
Type: Article

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