Christina Jay is a senior associate in the Atlanta office and focuses her practice on civil and commercial litigation. Ms. Jay represents national retailers, distributors, manufacturers, corporations, and individuals in state and federal courts. Her practice includes general liability, premises liability, transportation, products liability, contract disputes, and commercial litigation. Ms. Jay has significant experience overseeing all aspects of a case, including providing pre-suit strategic advice, drafting and arguing dispositive motions, conducting and defending depositions, and strategizing and negotiating mediations.
Ms. Jay currently serves as the Website Chair for the DRI Trucking Steering Committee. She also serves on the firm’s Diversity Committee and the Certification Committee for the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council (GMSDC). Ms. Jay previously served as the Staff Attorney to the Honorable Wesley B. Tailor with Fulton County State Court. Prior to that, she was an attorney at the Atlanta office of an international law firm. While in law school, she was a Claud N. Sapp Merit Scholarship recipient and served as the Associate Managing Editor of the South Carolina Journal of International Law and Business. In addition, Ms. Jay was a Research Assistant to a law school professor and gained experience as a law clerk at a small South Carolina insurance defense firm.
University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2008
University of Georgia, B.S., 2005, Cum Laude
Georgia Court of Appeals
State and Superior Courts of Georgia
United States District Court for the Northern & Middle Districts of Georgia
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
American Bar Association
Atlanta Bar Association
DRI Trucking Steering Committee
State Bar of Georgia
Georgia Defense Lawyers Association (GDLA)
Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Related News, Publications & Presentations
"Don't Blame Me, Blame My Boss! When an Employer is Liable for an Employee's Acts." Christina Jay. GHCC Business Breakfast Series. August 2016.
""I Didn't See It Coming." - When A Crime Is Not Foreseeable, The Premises Owner Is Not Liable" Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal.Volume 27, No. 162, December 2015.
"A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall: Hail Damage, Appraisal, And Lam V. Allstate" Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal.Volume 26, No. 156, November 2014.
"Knowledge Is Power: Proceed With Caution (In Premises Liability Cases)" Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal.Volume 26, No. 152, March 2014.