Jay Rains, Partner, Global Co-Chair, Corporate Practice, DLA Piper

Jay Rains is a member of DLA Piper's Global Board, Executive Committee and Policy Committee, and is a member of DLA Piper US Office of the Chair. He concentrates in 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" and that clients says he has "a broad, strategic and holistic perspective of boards, governance and securities." He has been recognized in 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."

Education: JD, University of Notre Dame (summa cum laude); BA, College of the Holy Cross (cum laude).