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Jason H Sunshine

Associate

Phone:

310-772-2261

Email:

Practice Areas:

Consumer Class Actions and MDLs

Litigation

Education

  • Columbia College, Columbia University in the City of New York

        B.A. Philosophy

 

  • Columbia Law School

        J.D., 2018

        Columbia Journal of Law and                  Social Problems

        Environmental Law Clinic

 

Bar and Court Admissions

  • 2019, New York

  • 2021, California

 

Representative Matters

  • In Re January 2021 Short Squeeze Litigation, MDL No. 2989

  • In Re National Prescription Opioid Litigation, MDL No. 2804

  • In Re Roundup Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2741

Mr. Sunshine joined Pessah Law Group in 2021 after serving as a litigation associate in the New York office of one of the largest consumer law firms in the world.


Jason has a deep passion for taking on powerful and entrenched interests that have wronged everyday people. He is a litigator with diverse practice experience and a particular focus on complex litigation.

 

Jason is extensively involved in litigation against Robinhood for the January “short squeeze” that caused untold losses to thousands of retail investors (In re January 2021 Short Squeeze Trading Litigation, MDL No 21-2989).


Prior to joining PLG, Jason practiced at a nationwide law plaintiffs’ firm, where he litigated product liability cases and mass torts. In that role, Jason had a front-row seat to some of the most widely publicized cases of the decade. (In Re National Prescription Opiate Litigation, MDL No. 2804) (In Re Roundup Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2741).

 

Upon completing his undergraduate studies at Columbia University, Jason served as a Special Assistant at the New York State Department of Financial Services, where he investigated LIBOR manipulation by several large banks. The investigation ended with a historic settlement, earning a much-needed windfall for the state's coffers. In law school, Jason spent his first-year summer at the New York County District Attorney's Office assisting in the investigation and prosecution of felony drug crimes. He got his first taste of plaintiff's work as a summer associate at the New York-based civil rights firm of Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady, LLP. There, he participated in a range of civil rights cases, from helping an undocumented minor secure legal status to investigating a wrongful murder conviction.


Jason graduated from Columbia University, cum laude, in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy. He went on to Columbia Law School, where he joined the Environmental Law Clinic and the Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems, receiving his Juris Doctor in May 2018. A recent transplant to Los Angeles, Jason was born and raised in New York City. In addition to his job, Jason is a voracious reader with wide-ranging interests and a passion for learning.


Jason is admitted to practice in both California and New York.