Professional Details

Jennifer S. Elkayam

Of Counsel

Jennifer S. Elkayam’s practice focuses on complex commercial business matters, with an emphasis on intellectual property, antitrust and competition, and privacy and data security.  Ms. Elkayam has successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state courts and mediations in a variety of business cases including business tort, antitrust and unfair competition, copyright, class action, and professional malpractice cases. She has counseled and advised corporate clients in antitrust and unfair competition compliance matters and has recently expanded her practice to include matters involving privacy law.

Ms. Elkayam serves on the Board of Directors for the Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice (LACLJ) and is Chair of the Development Committee. She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and is an active member of the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles.

Representative Matters

  • Representing a high-profile non-profit entity in litigation involving interference with its right to use Audrey Hepburn Intellectual Property in connection with its efforts to raise money for children’s charities and organizations.
  • Represent large public transportation agency in connection with millions of dollars in claims brought by general contractor for the Crenshaw/LAX subway line as well as a variety of contractual disputes arising under a billion dollar contract with the general contractor constructing the Westside rail line that will run between Century City and downtown Los Angeles.
  • Represented medical device manufacturer against multinational corporation for alleged exclusive dealing and attempted monopolization of the diabetes monitoring product market.
  • Represented largest independent California vend operator against internationally recognized chocolate manufacturer for alleged price discrimination and business torts.
  • Represented paper bag distributor against dual distributor in action alleging price discrimination under California’s Unfair Practices Act.
  • Represented marine products company in an antitrust action against horizontal bid-rigging and price-fixing conspiracy by competitors.
  • Defended e-commerce company and manufacturer of proprietary make-up and skin care products against packaging vendor in breach of contract action.
  • Represented putative class of California auto body shops against national insurance providers alleging a conspiracy to fix auto repair labor rates in violation of California’s Cartwright Act and unfair competition laws.
  • Represented provider of temporary nursing services in antitrust price-fixing action against major hospitals in Arizona.
  • Represented class of composers and owners of sound recordings against major television studios and distributors for failure to pay licensing fees in violation of federal copyright law.
  • Represented online retailer of children’s books and toys in vertical price-fixing case against second largest discount retailer in the U.S.
  • Defended a national motion picture movie theater chain against antitrust claims brought by competitor movie theater chain.
  • Defended Taiwan-based manufacturer of golf equipment against competitor alleging business tort and unfair competition claims.

Ms. Elkayam is not an employee of Theodora Oringher. As Of Counsel to the Firm, she is an independent attorney with a separate law practice that handles matters and clients having no affiliation with the firm, who also works on certain specific matters for the firm on a contract and case by case basis. Her work is not affiliated with TO unless the client has a current written engagement letter with our firm.