John Jasnoch’s practice areas include securities and antitrust class actions, shareholder derivative actions, commercial contracts, intellectual property, and other complex, high stakes litigation.
- Represented plaintiffs in In re Washington Mutual Mortgage-Backed Securities Litigation No. 2:09-cv-00037 (W.D. Washington), a case that was litigated through summary judgment and settled on the eve of trial for $26 million
- One of the lead attorneys that secured a $7.68 million settlement in In re Pacific Biosciences Securities Litigation, No. CIV509210 (San Mateo County, California). • West Palm Beach Police Pension Fund v. Cardionet, Inc., No. 37-2010-00086836-CU-SL-CTL (San Diego County, California) ($7.25 million settlement)
- Hodges v. Akeena Solar, No. 09-cv-2147 (N.D. Cal.) ($4.77 million settlement)
- Plymouth County Contributory Ret. Sys. v. Hassan, No. 08-1022 (D.N.J.) (corporate governance reform)
- In re HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries, Inc., Derivative Litigation, No. 11-2-16742-9 (King County, Washington) ($2.75 million settlement)
- Involved in the Firm’s healthcare practice group, currently representing institutional investors in In re DaVita Healthcare Partners, Inc. Derivative Litigation, No. 12-cv-2074 (D. Co.) and City of Omaha Police and Fire Pension Fund v. LHC Group, No. 12-cv-1609 (W.D. La.)
- Member of the California Bar
- Active member of the Consumer Attorneys of California. Mr. Jasnoch has prepared and submitted successful amicus curiae briefs to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, including on California’s Anti-SLAPP law and consumer protection issues
- United States District Courts: Southern, Central, and Northern Districts of California
- United States Courts of Appeal: Ninth Circuit
- State Supreme Courts: California
- The University of Nebraska College of Law (J.D., 2011)
- Creighton University (B.A., Political Science, cum laude, 2007)
Mr. Jasnoch is a partner in the San Diego office. He represents clients in complex litigations in state and federal courts across the country. Mr. Jasnoch has been counsel of record in numerous successful cases where Scott+Scott served in a leadership capacity, including: In re LendingClub Corp. Shareholder Litigation, No. CIV537300 (Cal. Super. Ct. San Mateo Cty) ($125 million federal and state settlement); In re King Digital Entertainment plc Shareholder Litigation, No. CGC-15-544770, (Cal. Super. Ct. San Francisco Cty.) ($18.5 million settlement); In re FireEye, Inc. Securities Litigation, No. 1:14-cv-266866 (Cal. Super. Ct. Santa Clara Cty.) ($10.3 million settlement); In re Pacific Coast Oil Trust Securities Litigation, No. BC550418 (Cal. Super. Ct. Los Angeles Cty.) ($7.6 million settlement); and In re MobileIron, Inc., Shareholder Litigation, No. 1-15-284001 (Cal. Super. Ct. Santa Clara Cty) ($7.5 million settlement).
In 2015, Mr. Jasnoch was a member of the trial team in Scorpio Music S.A. v. Victor Willis, a landmark copyright jury trial concerning the copyright ownership of hit songs by The Village People. In that suit, Scott+Scott client and Village People lyricist Victor Willis obtained a declaratory judgment confirming his copyright termination and giving him a 50% copyright interest in “YMCA” and compositions, No. 11-cv-1557 (S.D. Cal.).