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Jeremy Hanika

Of Counsel
Tel: (650) 327-4200
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Jeremy Hanika serves as Of Counsel in the Litigation Department representing clients in complex and high stakes civil litigation.

Prior to joining Thoits, Jeremy spent more than ten years providing litigation support services as a Project Manager and Senior Consultant in the Bay Area for several Am Law 100 firms, including Morrison & Foerster LLP, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, and Sidley Austin LLP. During that time, Jeremy developed a proficiency in legal technology working closely with various eDiscovery vendors to integrate technological solutions into litigation so his clients could benefit from the industry’s best practices.

On behalf of several Fortune 500 companies and public entities, Jeremy has provided litigation oversight in a number of high-tech cases involving trade secret theft, patent infringement, securities fraud, and breach of contract including cases involving medical device, large and small molecule pharmaceuticals, lithography, and nuclear energy, as well as cases involving electrical, mechanical, and genetic technologies.

As a patent attorney, Jeremy participated in the coveted Externship Program at the United States Patent and Trademark Office examining patents and has since continued to provide patent, trademark, and copyright services at a high-level to his clients.

Prior to his career in patent law and civil litigation, Jeremy worked on behalf of numerous public entities including the Regents for the University of California, Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office, California Department of Justice, California and Massachusetts Attorney General Offices, Los Angeles Department of Public Schools, and New Mexico State Legislature.

After graduating from law school, Jeremy started his career as a volunteer with the San Diego Public Defender and served as Assistant District Attorney for the New Mexico First District Attorney’s Office.

Jeremy earned his B.A. from Western Washington University in Political Science, Philosophy, and Economics, with a minor in English; B.S. from the University of New Mexico in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry; and his J.D. from New England Law in Boston, Massachusetts.

Jeremy is a returned Peace Corps Volunteer who served in Oruro, Bolivia, helping with microenterprise development and continues to provide pro-bono legal aid to international nonprofit organizations in underdeveloped countries.