Law School/Year: J.D., University of Notre Dame Law School, 1981, summa cum laude
College/Year: B.A., Political Science, College of the Holy Cross, 1978, cum laude
Jay Rains is a partner and co-chair of the Corporate and Finance Practice of DLA Piper in San Diego. His practice concentrates on corporate finance, venture capital, strategic partnering, SEC registered public offerings, and mergers and acquisitions.
The respected English research firm Chambers & Partners lists him in “Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business,” noting that "he is known for the high quality of his work." He has been recognized in “The Best Lawyers in America” and as a San Diego Super Lawyer. In 2006 and 2007, The Daily Transcript >named him among San Diego County's Top Attorneys.
Vice president, United States Golf Association; co-general chairman, 2008 U.S. Open Championship; past president and member of the board of directors of the Century Club of San Diego (general chairman, Buick Invitational, 2000); UCSD CONNECT program for technology and entrepreneurship; San Diego Venture Group