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Press and Speaking Engagements:

March 28, 2024. Three years into the job, Attorney General Merrick Garland gets reviewed by various white collar practitioners, including Julia Jayne, who gives her input to Law360.

February 21, 2024. Once again, Julia Jayne gives her insights to legal publication Law360 on former President Trump’s upcoming criminal trial in New York, noting that Special Counsel Jack Smith should be present in court “every single day” to watch how the trial unfolds.

November 7, 2023. When should a defendant take the stand? Julia Jayne gives her opinion to Law360 in an article discussing Trump’s testimony in his New York civil fraud trial.

October 31, 2023. Will Trump testify or take the 5th in his upcoming fraud trial in New York? Julia Jayne offers legal commentary to Law360.

October 19, 2023. Julia Jayne provided commentary to leading white-collar news outlet Law360 in an article about the Sidney Powell plea in Georgia.

September 8, 2023. Julia Jayne appears as a legal expert on CourtTV to provide insights into several high profile cases. More here and here.


September 6, 2023. The Information, a technology-focused publication, included insights by Julia Jayne in its article regarding the CFTC’s investigation into the company Deel.

August 31, 2023. Julia Jayne was quoted in a Law360 article that examined the “constitutional tightrope” a defendant has to walk when facing both civil and criminal actions. With experience representing white collar defendants facing such parallel proceedings, Julia weighed in on suspended Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s upcoming impeachment trial in the state Senate.

August 8, 2023. Julia Jayne included commentary in an article by Salon.com regarding the Florida documents case against former President Donald Trump.

August 3, 2023. Julia Jayne weighed in again with Law360 on the prosecutions of former President Trump along with other white collar lawyers in “Trump Associates’ Loyalty Tested As Indictments Pile Up.”

August 2, 2023.  The National Law Journal featured insights from Julia Jayne throughout its article on the third Trump Indictment, entitled “How to Defend a Thrice Indicted Former President: White Collar Practitioners Weigh In.”

August 1, 2023. Julia Jayne was interviewed by LiveNow from Fox’s Michael Pache about the sentencing hearing for Ethan Crumbley and how the court will determine whether he should serve life without the possibility of parole. The US Supreme Court has held that a juvenile cannot automatically be sentenced to life in prison without the chance for parole.


June 23, 2023: Once again, Julia Jayne provides her insights to Law360 on the Manhattan District Attorney’s case against former President Donald Trump the article, “Trump to Draw Battle Lines over ‘Access Hollywood’ Tape.”

June 22, 2023: Julia Jayne, cited in an article by Salon Magazine, provided insight into the classified documents case against Donald Trump, “Legal experts: Court filing suggests Jack Smith plans to use Trump’s public statements against him..

June 9, 2023. Julia Jayne quoted in Law360‘s article, “In Trump Probes, Mar-A-Lago Case Vaults Ahead of Pack” which compares the two pending criminal cases against Trump.”

May 22, 2023. Law 360 featured an article by Julia Jayne discussing the protective order in the New York v. Donald Trump criminal case. The article, entitled “What’s Unique – and What’s Not — in Trump Protective Order” also provides pointers on handling protective orders in criminal cases. The article can also be found on LinkedIn.

March 30, 2023. Julia Jayne was quoted in a Law360 article regarding Trump Indictment. (“The Legal Questions That May Decide People v. Donald Trump“)

February 2023. Julia Jayne comments on the topic of cybersecurity in Government Technology Magazine’s article entitled, “Is It time to Rethink the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act?”

November 2022. Authority Magazine features Julia Jayne as a “Top Lawyer” in her field. The interview can be found here.

November 9, 2022. Court TV hosts Julia Jayne as a legal commentator on three different cases.

October 13, 2022: Julia Jayne appears on CBS News Primetime with John Dickerson to discuss the Parkland Shooting verdict in Florida. https://cbsn.ws/3rYLrAl





October 2022: The Daily Beast includes commentary from Julia Jayne regarding jury impartiality. https://www.thedailybeast.com/cellphone-data-gave-away-stockton-serial-killer-wesley-brownlee-prosecutors-say

September 2022: The Hollywood Reporter Interviews Julia Jayne on evidentiary issues regarding the upcoming separate trials of celebrities Harvey Weinstein and Danny Masterson regarding sexual assault allegations. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/general-news/harvey-weinstein-danny-masterson-accusers-cases-1235233111/ 

August 2022: Fox News interviews Julia Jayne for her take on celebrity Anne Heche’s investigation for DUI and hit and run. https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/anne-heche-being-investigated-for-dui-whats-next / https://www.yahoo.com/now/anne-heche-being-investigated-dui-171308026.htm

August 2022: Julia Jayne appears on Court TV to discuss the death penalty trial in the Parkland Shooting case from the perspective of a defense attorney regarding prejudicial testimony and the significance of forensic computer evidence. https://bit.ly/3dj96ah

April 2022: Julia Jayne spoke as a panelist at the Northern District of California Judicial Conference in Napa on April 9, 2022 on the topic: “The Impact of Technology and Social Media on Litigation.”

February 2022: Ashley Riser authored “Post-Verdict Jury Interviews” for NACDL’s January/February 2022 issue of The Champion.

October 2021: Julia Jayne moderated a panel hosted by the San Francisco Bay Area WWCDA on the topic of recent cryptocurrency enforcement and compliance developments with panelists from the Northern District of California’s SEC and U.S. Attorney’s Office.

October 2021: Julia Jayne was featured by the Women in White Collar Defense Association as a spotlight member.

May 2021:  Ashley Riser‘s CLE on The Economic Espionage Act is now available through LexVid. In this discussion, Ashley explores how the 1996 passage of the Economic Espionage Act was instrumental in criminalizing industrial espionage and theft of trade secrets in the United States, including guiding viewers through the history of the Act, offense elements, and what to expect in the future.

December 2020:  Julia Jayne joined several other prominent Bay Area-based white collar practitioners for a lively panel discussion, “Defending Trade Secrets Cases in NDCA: Insights from the Front Lines,” hosted by the Women’s White Collar Defense Association.

August 2020:  The Los Angeles Daily News recently profiled Julia Jayne and Ashley Riser in a recent article about Jayne Law Group. To read more, including Julia’s advice on how to cultivate a white collar criminal defense practice, click here.

Julia Jayne LA Daily Journal Article

July 2020: Julia Jayne was named Super Lawyer for the tenth consecutive year in a row.

June 2020: Julia Jayne moderated a lively panel discussion on trends in trade secret prosecutions as part of NACDL’s “2020 Turning the Tables on the Government: A Virtual White Collar Defense Training.” This informative video also covered issues related to defending trade secret cases, including the strategic use of jury instructions and private sector referrals for trade secret prosecutions.

May 2020: Julia Jayne and investigator Bruce Gerstman co-authored an article for The Recorder (law.com) on current trends in COVID-related fraud prosecutions. Article published on May 14, 2020 (read here).

December 2019:: The December 2019 issue of San Francisco Magazine features its annual list of Top Women Attorneys of Northern California based on Super Lawyers’ rankings. Jayne Law Group, P.C is proud to announce that founder Julia Jayne has been selected as a member of the Top Women Attorneys list in the Criminal Defense category. Click here to read

October 2019: Julia M. Jayne and Ashley Riser co-authored the cover story for NACDL’s White Collar Crime issue of The Champion. The article examines trade secret theft, the Economic Espionage Act, and the consequences of the China Initiative. Click here to read.

NACDL WCC Issue Oct 2019 Cover

February 28, 2019: Julia Jayne was a speaker at the National Association for Women Lawyers (NAWL) annual conference.

February 19, 2019: Julia Jayne was a panelist discussing the subject of trade secrets at U.C. Berkeley School of Law as part of their “Cybercrime Series.”

Cybercrime Series Schedule

November 16, 2016: Julia Jayne presented a webinar for the California State Bar entitled: Telling Your Story Through Effective Communication at Trial. The program is available for download at: https://calbar.inreachce.com/

October 9, 2015: Julia Jayne spoke at the California State Bar Annual Meeting in Anaheim on the topic “Ethics for Criminal Law Attorneys”.

October 16, 2014: Julia Jayne interviewed by KTVU Channel 2 News on the use of social medial and cellphones in criminal investigations.

July 23, 2014: Presenter for the California State Bar : Opening Statements.

June 19-20, 2014: Speaker at the NACDL 4th Annual West Coast White Collar Crime Conference, “Turning the Tables on the Government”

June 3, 2014: CLE Presentation on Opening Statements:


July 14, 2010

Julia Jayne leads an ExecSense Webinar on Plea Bargaining. Download webinar here: Plea-Bargaining Tips, Tricks & Techniques for Criminal Lawyers (ExecSense Webinars).


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Media Mentions:

Jayne Law Group is frequently referenced in the press due to their representation in high-profile cases. These can be found through a variety of online searches.

November 2016

Two Charged With Hate Crime Attack Plead Not Guilty

February 2011

Mortgage Rescue Scheme Suspects Appear In Court (ABC News)


November 2011

Michael Jackson’s doctor found guilty of manslaughter in singer’s death

April 2010

Plea deal being negotiated in BB gun case

March 2010

Santa Clara: Business owner pleads no contest to dumping hazardous metals

November 2009

CEB In Practice

Jayne Law Group, P.C on the cover of In Practice Magazine. Click the magazine to read.

October 2009

Galleon Insider-Trading Case Feeds Silicon Valley White-Collar Bar
Zusha Elinson
The Recorder

IR firm tipster in Galleon case sought no money-lawyer
By Clare Baldwin and Anupreeta Das

March 2008
S.F. nonprofit fires CFO over missing $3.6 million
By Phillip Matier, Andrew Ross
Copyright © 2008 San Francisco Chronicle

February 2010
Judge in Bonds case skeptical of Novitzky
By Jonathan Littman
Copyright © 2008 Yahoo! Sports

August 2007
“Risky Business: Defendant Testifies in Rape Trial”
By Millie Lapidario
Source: Legal Pad, Cal Law Blog

January 2007
“Barristers Announce New Subsection Focusing On Criminal Law & Government Investigations”
By Dan Lavery (PDF)
Copyright 2007 Bar Association of San Francisco.
Reprinted and/or posted with permission.

October 2006
“2 Women Take Leap, Start Criminal Defense Shop”
By William-Arthur Haynes (PDF)
Copyright 2006 Daily Journal Corp. Reprinted and/or posted with permission.

October 2006
Julia Mezhinsky Jayne Commended in The Recorder
By Justin Scheck
Copyright 2006 The Recorder. Reprinted and/or posted with permission.