Jason C. Murray
Jason Murray joined Bartlit Beck as an associate in 2012, and became a partner in 2017. Prior to joining the firm, he clerked for Judge Neil Gorsuch of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. He left the firm to clerk for Justice Elena Kagan of the United States Supreme Court during the Court’s 2013-2014 term, and returned to the firm in 2015.
American Airlines v. Sabre Inc. et al. (N.D. Tex., Tarrant County, Texas)
Trial counsel for Sabre in breach of contract and antitrust actions relating to the display of American’s fares in Sabre’s Global Distribution System. American claimed $1 billion in damages. Jury trial in Texas state court. Case settled favorably during trial.
U.S. Airways v. Sabre Inc. et al. (S.D.N.Y.)
Trial counsel for Sabre in antitrust action relating to the display of US Airways’ fares in Sabre’s Global Distribution System. Two-month jury trial resulting in defense verdict on one claim and damages of 1% of what Plaintiff had originally sought on second claim.
Deutsche Lufthansa AG et al. v. Sabre Travel International Limited (Tarrant County, Texas)
Trial counsel for Sabre in breach of contract action relating to Lufthansa’s imposition of a surcharge on customers who book tickets through Sabre. Case pending.
Microsoft/Yahoo Contractual Counseling
Advised Microsoft relating to its Search Alliance with Yahoo!. The parties successfully restructured the Alliance at its five-year anniversary.
Confidential AAA Arbitration (AAA Minn.)
Trial counsel for major accounting firm against a hotel entrepreneur and his family seeking over $65 million in damages. Plaintiffs allege accountants provided negligent advice concerning the sale of company stock to an ESOP. Case settled favorably during trial.
State Compensation Insurance Fund v. Khan et. al. (C.D. Cal.)
Trial counsel for defendants, a group of medical service providers, in RICO action brought by State Compensation Insurance Fund. Plaintiff alleged that defendants submitted fraudulent medical bills, and sought over $25 million in damages. Secured dismissal of all claims against Defendants on summary judgment. Appeal pending.
In re Genetically Modified Rice Litigation (8th Cir.)
Counsel for Bayer in appeal seeking reversal of district court order that Bayer pay a portion of plaintiff’s attorney’s fees.
Johnson-Hess v. United States (D. Colo.)
Pro bono counsel for the estate of a mentally ill inmate who committed suicide while in solitary confinement in the federal maximum security prison in Florence, Colorado. Brought suit against the United States and various prison officials, alleging negligence and Eighth Amendment violations relating to deficient mental health care and cruel conditions of confinement. Obtained favorable six-figure settlement.