Amir Q. Amiri
Amir Amiri focuses his practice on complex business litigation, representing large and small clients across a range of industries in state and federal courts. He is currently involved in Jones Day's representation of a leading electronics company in prosecuting various intellectual property infringement claims and defending against alleged antitrust violations. He is also assisting a team of attorneys in defending a multinational consumer goods company against various allegations of unfair competition and false advertising.
Amir's practice spans a wide range of substantive legal areas. He has represented a major bank client in litigation against the guarantors of a large real estate development enterprise, a technology company in antitrust litigation resulting from the acquisition of a competitor, and the counseling and representation of an international pharmaceutical company in a global licensing and royalty dispute. Most recently, Amir was involved in successfully defending a consumer electronics company against alleged antitrust violations in a two-week trial.
Amir shares the Firm's commitment to pro bono representation. He was a member of a team representing more than 36,000 prison inmates in a class action lawsuit filed against the Arizona Department of Corrections alleging that Arizona inmates receive grossly inadequate medical, mental health, and dental care in violation of the Eighth Amendment. He also has represented low-income tenants in connection with the Bar Association of San Francisco's Homeless Advocacy Project, a pro bono client in a criminal appeal before the Ninth Circuit, and various pro bono clients in connection with First Amendment protections.