Jay received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Cornell University. As an undergraduate, he graduated cum laude with Distinction in All Subjects and was named as a College Scholar.
Prior to practicing law, Jay worked with a variety of labor, environmental and health rights groups in South Africa, New York, and California on campaigns related to housing rights, forest defense, and intellectual property licensing.
Jay earned his J.D. from UC Berkeley, where he served as an editor for the Berkeley Technology Law Journal and as a research assistant for Professors Talha Syed and Russell Robinson. While at Berkeley, Jay won a fellowship from the Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases and spent a semester as an extern at UC Berkeley’s Office of Intellectual Property & Industrial Research Alliance.
As an attorney with Rogoway law, Jay is excited for the opportunity to utilize both his advocacy roots and his legal experience on behalf of the cannabis industry.