Jay Rains is a member of DLA Piper's Global Board, Executive Committee and Policy Committee. He concentrates his practice in corporate finance, venture capital, strategic partnering, SEC registered public offerings, and mergers and acquisitions.
The respected English research firm Chambers & Partners has repeatedly recognized Jay in Chambers USA, and has noted that "he is known for the high quality of his work." Clients have said he is "really impressive," with "a broad, strategic and holistic perspective of boards, governance and securities." Jay has also been recognized for "attract[ing] widespread praise" in The Legal 500 United States.
The Best Lawyers in America and as a San Diego Super Lawyer. In 2006, 2007 and 2010 the San Diego Daily Transcript named him among San Diego County's Top Attorneys, "the peer-selected best and brightest in San Diego's legal arena."