Jonathan Miles

Jonathan Miles

Jonathan Miles is an associate in the firm’s Litigation group.  He practices in the full range of complex commercial litigation, and his experience includes litigating claims for breach of contract, strict products liability, negligence, breach of warranty, false advertising, unfair competition and violations of California’s Proposition 65.  He has worked on several class actions and has represented companies in governmental enforcement actions.  Jonathan has represented companies in many different industries, including the automotive, gasoline distribution, food, cosmetics, pharmaceutical, social networking, data storage, real estate and insurance industries, in both state and federal court.

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California Court Declines to Dismiss Food Label Class Action Despite Lack of Alleged Purchase Date

Food manufacturers received a setback earlier this week, when Judge Thelton Henderson of the Northern District of California ruled that where a consumer identifies a specific class period in which a defendant food manufacturer labeled its products in a deceptive manner, the consumer does not have to allege the specific date he or she purchased … Continue Reading

Missouri Court denies Motion to Dismiss Over “Nothing Artificial” Claims

Like several California courts before it, a recent Missouri federal court case reminds food manufacturers that they must carefully monitor the marketing claims made on the front of their products’ labeling packages regardless of whether an ingredient list is included on the packaging. In Thornton v. Pinnacle Food Groups LLC, the Court denied a motion … Continue Reading
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