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Jamie Isani

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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Florida, USA
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Practice Expertise

  • Appellate
  • Advertising Litigation
  • Advertising and Marketing Litigation
  • Advertising and Marketing

Areas of Practice

  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Advertising and Marketing Litigation
  • Advertising Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Business Litigation
  • Class Action, Multidistrict Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • First Amendment and Free Speech
  • Issues and Appeals
  • Litigation
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Profile

Jamie’s practice focuses on consumer class action defense, complex business and financial services litigation, First Amendment litigation, and complex appellate matters.

Over the course of her legal career, Jamie has represented the world’s leading health information companies in First Amendment challenges to state statutes at the trial and appellate levels, represented Fortune 50 banks in multiple class actions challenging practices and disclosures relating to posting of debit-card transactions, and defended developers against fraud and conspiracy claims related to a multibillion-dollar hotel and casino development.

Prior to joining the firm, Jamie served as a law clerk for Hon. Joan A. Lenard, US District Court for the Southern District of Florida (2001-2003).

Jamie is admitted to practice before the US Courts of Appeals for the First, Second, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits; the US District Courts for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida; the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida; and the US Supreme Court.

Relevant Experience

  • Representing leading national furniture retailer in consumer class actions
  • Representing Amazon.com in trademark infringement action relating to Amazon Fire TV
  • Obtained summary judgment for Carnival Corporation against $35 million appropriation of likeness claims by television news anchor
  • Obtained dismissal (affirmed on appeal) of class action against law firm asserting violations of Fair Debt Collection Practices Act claims
  • Represented national financial institution at trial and appellate level in connection with disputed claims to over $1 billion in mortgage loans
  • Represented Fortune 50 bank in connection with €100 million advance fee prime bank fraud
  • Defense of multiple defendants in litigation involving ownership of patents covering wireless email technology
  • Defense of the world’s largest funeral home and cemetery company in commercial, regulatory, and personal injury class actions and individual lawsuits
  • Prosecution of First Amendment claims on behalf of outdoor advertising companies challenging municipal sign codes
  • Defense of national media companies against invasion of privacy and federal statutory claims; obtained dismissal of civil RICO claims against multiple international media companies
  • Defense of over 11,000 claims in nationwide federal class action against Fortune 100 company
  • Prosecution of declaratory judgment action and permanent injunction on behalf of pari-mutuel owners against state attorney's enforcement of criminal laws banning operation of slot machines
  • Federal and state court appeals of First Amendment, class action, bankruptcy, and various other matters
  • Pro bono experience includes representing clients in international child custody and visitation disputes

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • Michigan

Education
Visiting International Student, Nagoya Gakuin University, 1997

Areas of Practice

  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Advertising and Marketing Litigation
  • Advertising Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Business Litigation
  • Class Action, Multidistrict Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • First Amendment and Free Speech
  • Issues and Appeals
  • Litigation

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
  • Represented national financial institution at trial and appellate level in connection with disputed claims to over $1 billion in mortgage loans. 
  • Represented Fortune 50 bank in connection with €100 million advance fee prime bank fraud.
  • Defense of multiple defendants in litigation involving ownership of patents covering wireless email technology.
  • Defense of law firm in class action asserting violations of Fair Debt Collection Practices Act claims.
  • Defense of the world’s largest funeral home and cemetery company in commercial, regulatory, and personal injury class action and individual lawsuits
  • Prosecution of First Amendment claims on behalf of outdoor advertising companies challenging municipal sign codes.
  • Represented Fortune 500 company in environmental action at federal trial and appellate court levels.
  • Defense of national media companies against invasion of privacy and federal statutory claims; obtained dismissal of civil RICO claims against multiple international media companies.
  • Defense of over 11,000 claims in nationwide federal class action against Fortune 100 company.
  • Prosecution of declaratory judgment action and permanent injunction on behalf of pari-mutuel owners against state attorney's enforcement of criminal laws banning operation of slot machines.
  • Federal and state court appeals of First Amendment, class action, bankruptcy, and various other matters. 
  • Pro bono experience includes representing clients in international child custody and visitation disputes.


Professional Associations
  • National Association of Women Judges Resource Board (NAWJ) Resource Board 
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • Board of Directors, University of Michigan Alumni Club of Miami – Fort Lauderdale, 2015-2017 

Professional Activities and Experience
  • Named an “Up & Comer” by SFBW, 2015
  • Selected as a “Rising Star” by the Daily Business Review, 2014
  • Named one of the “Top Up and Comers,” Corporate and Business Litigation by South Florida Legal Guide, 2009, 2013-2016
  • Selected as a Rising Star (2009-2012) and as a Super Lawyer for Business Litigation Law, Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2013, 2015-2017. A description of the selection methodology can be found on Super Lawyers’ webpage.
  • Most Effective First Amendment Lawyer, Daily Business Review, 2005

Articles

  • Supreme Court on Dangerous Path to Censor Lawyer Websites, Daily Business Review
  • The Dog That Did Bark: First Amendment Protection of Data Mining, Vermont Law Review
  • Florida Chapter of Media Law Resource Center 50-State Survey: Media Privacy and Related Law
  • A Year After Tiara, How Much Has Changed?, Law360
  • Beware: The Traps of Federal Diversity Jurisdiction Over LLCs, Daily Business Review
  • The Ascendancy of Ascertainability as a Threshold Requirement for Certification, Bloomberg BNA Class Action Litigation Report
  • Wall Street and the First Amendment, South Florida Legal Guide 2013 Financial Edition
  • Fortuity and the First Amendment, Pharmaceutical Executive
  • You Can Use Hidden Recorders in Florida, 37 HASTINGS COMM. & ENT. L.J. 79
  • Trends in Recent Class Action Ascertainability Decisions, Bloomberg BNA Class Action Litigation Report
  • Fla. Courts Encourage Enforcement of Proposals for Settlement – But Watch Out for Joint Proposals, Daily Business Review

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