Biography

Jane Metcalf is an associate in the firm’s litigation department. Her practice focuses on false advertising, both in federal court and before the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus, as well as trademark litigation, class-action defense, and litigation involving FDA-regulated products. She also counsels higher education clients on a range of issues, including Title IX and FERPA compliance.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Metcalf served as a law clerk to the Hon. Paul G. Gardephe in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, and to the Hon. Raymond J. Lohier, Jr. in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Representative Matters

Successfully defended broadband cable provider in competitor’s application for an injunction against TV and internet advertisements.

Representing a leading beverage manufacturer in putative false-advertising class actions in federal court involving the labeling of soft drinks.

Represented chocolate company in trademark litigation in federal court, culminating in settlement.

Regularly represent broadband cable provider in false-advertising matters before the NAD.

Successfully represented a cosmetics company in an appeal to the Federal Circuit in a case involving the enforcement of FDCA requirements under state law, obtaining a decision that narrowed the district court’s injunction against the sale of client’s product from 50 states to one state.

Successfully obtained dismissal of a Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower complaint against a Fortune 500 media company.

Representing, pro bono, a class of homeless youth in New York City against the City for failure to provide appropriate youth homeless shelter.

Admissions

  • New York