Brian Jazaeri is a proven litigator serving clients in complex commercial litigation and class actions, with an emphasis on healthcare, financial services and technology litigation. Deputy leader of Morgan Lewis’s healthcare practice, Brian represents large health insurance companies, providers, pharmaceutical manufacturers and medical device companies in the healthcare space, as well as large financial services institutions and technology companies in complex matters involving allegations of breach of contract, bad faith, fraud, and unfair business practices, to matters related to the Truth in Lending Act, the Electronic Fund Transfer Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, California Unfair Competition Law, California Consumer Legal Remedies Act, Class Action Fairness Act of 2005, and individual state privacy laws.
In the healthcare arena, Brian’s experience involves representing both payors and providers in many complex matters ranging from class actions to complex commercial disputes. His experience in the financial services sector includes representation of major financial services institutions in complex matters, class actions and government enforcement actions brought by the Los Angeles City Attorney and the Attorney General on behalf of the People of the State of California involving mortgage and credit card related lawsuits. Brian has secured important victories in multiple jurisdictions, including dismissals of class actions challenging foreclosure practices. He also represents a number of technology clients in all stages of the litigation cycle in commercial and class action disputes.
Secured summary judgment and denial of class certification for large auto insurance provider in federal class action alleging violations of Electronic Fund Transfer Act and California unfair competition law.
Secured dismissal for large financial services institution in federal class action alleging violations of the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (EFTA).
Secured dismissal for large auto insurance provider in federal class action alleging violations of the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (EFTA).
Secured summary judgment for health plan in class action alleging unfair business practices and fraud involving allegations of excessive premiums.
Secured dismissal of action for health plan in dispute with provider alleging improper retraction of payments for services provided by provider.
Secured dismissal of federal class action complaint for financial services client involving allegations of violations of RICO, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, fraud, and unfair competition.
Secured dismissal of federal class action complaint for financial services client involving allegations of unfair competition and fraud.
Secured dismissals of multiple federal actions for financial services client involving allegations of breach of contract relating to real estate disputes.
Secured multiple summary judgments in federal court for financial services client involving allegations of breach of contract.
Secured summary judgment for health plan in dispute with provider regarding appropriate rates of reimbursement for services rendered to health plan's patients.
Representation of health plan in several consumer class actions filed on behalf of individual health plan members whose policies were rescinded for misrepresentations or omissions on their applications.
Representation of health plan in a representative action filed by the Los Angeles City Attorney alleging claims for violations of the California unfair competition law based on the health plan's rescission of member policies.
Representation of technology clients in connection with Attorney General, Department of Justice, and Consumer Product Safety Commission inquires in over 30 states.
Representation of electronic payment company in series of class actions alleging claims for violations of the Electronic Funds Transfer Act, California unfair competition law, the California Consumer Legal Remedies Act, conversion, unjust enrichment, and money had and received.
Representation of telecommunications company in connection with claims for breach of a settlement agreement with a competitor.
Representation of online advertising company against $1 billion lawsuit and arbitration brought by MySpace, alleging violations of the CAN-SPAM Act.
Secured dismissal of class action filed against health plan on behalf of public employees who alleged that health plan used an overly restrictive definition of "medical necessity" for purposes of determining health insurance coverage.
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 2002, J.D.
University of California, Los Angeles, 1998, B.A.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, and Central Districts of California
Awards and Affiliations
Next Generation Lawyer, Recommended, Industry focus - Healthcare - health insurers; Industry focus - Healthcare - service providers, The Legal 500 US (2017, 2018)
Named, Modern Healthcare ’s “Largest Healthcare Firm” (2016–2017)
Listed, "Rising Stars," Southern California Super Lawyers (2010–2017)