Jeremy Farris

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Complex Civil Litigation
  • Civil Rights
  • Appeals
  • Antitrust


EDUCATION

  • Harvard Law School, J.D. (cum laude)
  • University of Oxford, D.Phil., M.Phil. (distinction)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S. (highest honors)


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • New Mexico Common Cause, Advisory Board Member
  • New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Antitrust Section
  • Harvard-Radcliffe Club of New Mexico.


CONTACT

P 505-842-9960
20 First Plaza
Albuquerque, NM 87102

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Jeremy represents plaintiffs and defendants in commercial matters and appeals, including antitrust litigation and class actions.

Before joining the firm, Jeremy practiced at the Atlanta litigation boutique, Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore. He holds a law degree from Harvard and a doctoral degree from Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. Jeremy has served as a law clerk for judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, and the Supreme Court of New Mexico.

In addition to his commercial practice, Jeremy is committed to fair elections and redistricting. He has represented clients as amici curiae before the Supreme Court of the United States in recent redistricting and voting-rights cases.

Representative Appellate Work
Successfully represented a family-owned company worth $2.5 million in the Georgia Court of Appeals in a bet-the-company dispute involving a breach of a buy-sell agreement between majority and minority shareholders. Jeremy successfully argued for the reversal of the trial court’s grant of summary judgment against the majority shareholder.

Successfully represented a Georgia council of trial court judges in its appeal to the Georgia Supreme Court of a formal advisory opinion issued by the Georgia Judicial Qualifications Commission.

Representative Antitrust Work
Successfully represented an Atlanta-based Fortune 100 company in multi-million dollar class-opt-out corporate recovery work involving price-fixing claims against the company’s suppliers.

Representative Election Law Work
Represented Common Cause in an amicus curiae brief to the United States Supreme Court in Evenwel v. Abbott, a case involving the apportionment of Texas legislative districts. On behalf of amicus, Jeremy argued that the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment requires state legislative districts to be apportioned on a total-population basis.

Represented Common Cause and the Campaign Legal Center in an amicus curiae brief to the United States Supreme Court in Shapiro v. McManus, a case involving a First Amendment challenge to the partisan gerrymandering of Maryland’s congressional districts. On behalf of amici, Jeremy argued that the First Amendment creates a claim against some partisan gerrymanders. Jeremy’s work on behalf of the amici in this case was featured in an article by the Baltimore Sun.

Represented the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) in an amicus curiae brief to the United States Supreme Court filed in support of the petition for certiorari in Frank v. Walker, a case involving the legality of Wisconsin’s voter-ID law.  On behalf of amicus, Jeremy argued that the Wisconsin law detrimentally affected Latino citizens of Wisconsin and that the federal Help America Vote Act of 2002 precluded part of the Wisconsin statute.

Judicial Clerkships
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (Judge Gibbons)
U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico (Judge Browning)
New Mexico Supreme Court (Justice Nakamura)

 


PRACTICE AREAS

  • Complex Civil Litigation
  • Civil Rights
  • Appeals
  • Antitrust


EDUCATION

  • Harvard Law School, J.D. (cum laude)
  • University of Oxford, D.Phil., M.Phil. (distinction)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S. (highest honors)


PROFESSINAL ACTIVITIES

  • New Mexico Common Cause, Advisory Board Member
  • New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Antitrust Section
  • Harvard-Radcliffe Club of New Mexico.


CONTACT

P 505-842-9960
20 First Plaza
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Email Us

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