Jeffrey D. Light


“The Firm’s diligent, ethical, and determined pursuit of justice for shareholders, employees and consumers alike is unparalleled.”

Jeffrey Light is a partner in the settlement department who has been involved in cases that have resulted in recoveries for  investors and consumers of over one billion dollars.

Jeffrey D. Light was born in Los Angeles, California in 1964. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from San Diego State University in 1987 and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Diego in 1991, cum laude. Mr. Light was the recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law. He served as law clerk to the Honorable Louise DeCarl Adler, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, and the Honorable James Meyers, Chief Judge, Southern District of California, United States Bankruptcy Court. Mr. Light was admitted to the California Bar in 1992 and is admitted to practice before all federal courts in California.

Mr. Light is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association and is on the Attorney Fee Arbitration Panel. Mr. Light also currently serves as a Judge Pro Tem for the San Diego County Superior Court. Mr. Light practices in the Firm’s settlement department, negotiating, documenting and obtaining court approval of the Firm’s complex securities, merger, consumer and derivative actions. These settlements include: In re VeriFone Holdings , Inc. Sec. Litig. (N.D. Cal. 2014) ($95 million recovery);  Louisiana Mun. Police Ret. Sys. v. KPMG, LLP (N.D. Ohio 2014) ($31.6 million recovery); In re Kinder Morgan, Inc. S’holders Litig. (Kan. Dist. Ct., Shawnee Cnty. 2010) ($200 million recovery); In re Qwest Commc’ns Int’l, Inc. Sec. Litig. (D. Colo. 2006) ($400 million recovery); In re Currency Conversion Fee Antitrust Litig. (S.D.N.Y. 2008) ($336 million recovery); and In re AT&T Corp. Sec. Litig. (D.N.J. 2005) ($100 million recovery).

Professional Affiliations

San Diego County Bar Association , Member, Attorney Fee Arbitration Panel

Judge Pro Tem for the San Diego County Superior Court

Lawyers Club of San Diego

Honors & Awards

  • Top Lawyer in San Diego, San Diego Magazine, 2013-2015


University of San Diego, J.D., 1991, cum laude

San Diego State University, B.A, 1987 


  • California
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Third and Fifth Circuits
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California


San Diego
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