Speaker Bio

Hon. Jay C. Gandhi (Ret.) is known for his thorough, insightful, and fiercely impartial approach to every matter. The parties turn to Judge Gandhi to tirelessly and fairly broker deals in complex business disputes, whether headline-making mass torts and class actions, complicated health care, or sensitive intellectual property and entertainment cases.

Before JAMS, Judge Gandhi served eight years as a United States Magistrate Judge for the Central District of California. He received multiple honors for his judicial qualities and skills, and oversaw the Court's Alternative Dispute Resolution program. Judge Gandhi was also an active, hands-on trial judge, known for his commitment to justice.

Before the federal bench, Judge Gandhi was a partner at Paul Hastings LLP. He spent 12 years litigating high-profile, high-dollar commerical cases and MDL/class actions in a variety of state and federal jurisdictions across the country.