Jay focuses his practice on appellate litigation and consumer-protection law. He has briefed or argued dozens of cases before the Supreme Court of Virginia, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the Court of Appeals of Virginia. He also teaches Federal Litigation at UVA law school. In addition to De Novo, Jay runs the Virginia Consumer Protection Law blog at https://virginiaconsumerprotectionlaw.com.

Jay has been named both a Virginia Super Lawyer and a Rising Star, and has been named a member of the Legal Elite for Appellate Law by Virginia Business magazine. He maintains an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell and a 10/10 rating from Avvo. He lives in Roanoke with his wife, Carrie, and their three children. Jay serves on the board of the Saint Francis Service Dog Foundation. He spends his spare time running and biking.