Jared is a partner with Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs and a member of the firm's litigation practice group. Jared focuses his practice on complex business litigation, with a particular emphasis on business competition issues, intellectual property disputes, and franchise litigation. Jared has had primary responsibility for handling all aspects of complex litigation matters in federal and state courts throughout the country. In particular, Jared has substantial experience litigating and counseling clients regarding restrictive covenant, trademark, and trade secret issues and in representing franchisors in litigation against franchisees. Jared is also experienced representing financial institutions and other commercial lenders in a variety of litigation, arbitrations, and appeals, and he has also litigated several real estate disputes.
Prior to joining the firm, Jared was an associate with the Boston office of WilmerHale and the Atlanta office of Dow Lohnes.
Jared received his A.B., cum laude, in Government from Harvard in 2001, after graduating in three years. He obtained his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School in 2004. Jared has completed internships with both the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois and the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office, Regulated Industries Division.
Licensed since 2004
|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2005||08/22/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Partner||Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs, LLP||2014 - Present|
|Associate||Dow Lohnes PLLC||2008 - 2010|
|Associate||Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs, LLP||2008 - 2013|
|Associate||Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP||2004 - 2008|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation||Junior Board of Directors||N/A|
|Lamar Inn of Court||N/A||N/A|
|"Covenants Against Competition in Franchise Agreements" (3d ed.)||Co-author of chapter on Georgia law||2012|
|ABA Section of Litigation: Intellectual Property Litigation Regional CLE Workshop||"Change in the Air: Georgia's New Legislation Marks a Brave New World for Restrictive Covenant Agreements and Disputes" (co-author)||2011|
|"Media Law Resource Center 50-State Survey: Media Privacy and Related Law"||Co-author of Georgia law section||2011|
|"Media Law Resource Center 50-State Survey: Media Privacy and Related Law"||Co-author of Georgia section||2010|
|The International Lawyer (ABA)||"Middle Eastern Law" (co-author of section on Bahrain)||2006|
|University of Chicago Law School||N/A||J.D.||2004|
|Georgia Appellate Practice||Discretionary Relief: Crafting the Best Application or Petition||2015|