As the Managing Partner of Parker Ibrahim & Berg LLP, Jay Ibrahim is responsible for the strategic direction and growth of the firm since its founding in 2011. Under his leadership as chair of the Executive Committee, PIB Law has evolved from a regional law firm to become a full-service national law firm that represents an array of corporate clients, ranging from Fortune 500 companies, national banks, insurance companies and financial services companies.
Jay represents clients in complex strategic transactional, corporate governance and litigation matters. He has extensive experience helping companies navigate the multifaceted minefield of business, legal and compliance issues to accomplish his clients’ objectives.
His governance experience includes advising companies and executives in crisis and risk management issues, operational changes and internal investigations, and multi-stakeholder governance.
Jay is one of the few national leaders in retail financial services where he maintains an active regulatory enforcement and litigation practice. He has led many enforcement CFPB decisions taken against large national banks since The Great Recession, and has extensive experience with many of the high-stakes regulatory matters faced by the largest financial institutions in the country.
Jay advises clients on business growth, strategy and risk management in addition to service as trusted legal counsel. As an entrepreneur himself, he understands the importance of finding a lawyer who knows his business inside and out, which is the approach he takes to advising his clients.
Jay often draws from his financial background as the Chief Risk Officer of PIB Law and his Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) certification. He is acutely aware of the numerous data protection and privacy challenges facing companies and has years of experience in enterprise-wide technology, privacy and data protection audits.
A proud Seton Hall University School of Law alumnus, Jay sit on the board of the law school, where he is involved in shaping policies, fundraising, alumni relations and enhancing the student experience.
Honors & Recognitions
- New Jersey Diverse Attorney of the Year (2015)
- Seton Hall University School of Law Board Member
- Seton Hall University School of Law Executive Committee, Board of Visitors
- 8th National Forum - Residential Mortgage Litigation & Regulatory Enforcement- Speaker - Qualified Written Requests
- 12th National Forum - Residential Mortgage Litigation & Regulatory Enforcement - Speaker - Responding to Stepped up Litigation and Enforcement Being Brought at the State Level (New York Foreclosure Update)
- 3rd Bank & Non-Bank Forum on Mortgage Servicing Compliance- Speaker - UDAAP and Discriminatory Practices/Disparate Impact on the Mortgage Servicing Context; Dodd-Frank, CFPB Interpretations of Unfair, Deceptive and Abusive Practices, UDAAP and Fair Lending Enforcement and Beyond (Discriminatory Practice Claims in Loss Mitigation and Foreclosure; Supreme Court Challenges to Use of Disparate Impact under Fair Housing Act)
- 18th National Forum on Consumer Finance - Speaker - Defending Against New and Emerging Claims Relating to Credit, Debit, and Prepaid Cards and Bank Add-On Services and Products (Overdraft Regulatory Issues; and, Identity Theft and Payment Protection Plans: Regulatory Enforcement Actions)
- 13th Residential Mortgage Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement - Speaker -Residential Mortgage Litigation & Regulatory Enforcement
- 20th Consumer Finance Class Actions and Litigation Conference - Speaker - Overdraft Regulatory Issues; Regulatory Enforcement and Payday Lenders
- 15th National Forum on Residential Mortgage Litigation & Regulatory Enforcement - Speaker - Evolving Landscape for Mortgage Servicing: Litigation and Enforcement Concerns, Servicer Liability Under the FDCPA and FCRA, Determining and Implementing Best Practices, Defending Against New and Innovative Borrower Claims (Fall Out From Mortgage Servicing Rules; Basel III Impact on Loan Servicing)
- 19th National Conference on Consumer Finance Class Actions & Litigation - Speaker - Defending Against New and Emerging Claims Relating to Credit, Debit, and Prepaid Cards and Bank Add-On Services and Products (Overdraft Regulatory Issues; Regulatory Issues and Identity Theft and Payment Protection Plans: Regulatory Enforcement Actions)
- 16th National Forum on Residential Mortgage Litigation & Regulatory Enforcement - Speaker - New York Foreclosure Update
- 22nd Consumer Finance Class Actions and Litigation Conference - Speaker - Update on “Disparate Impact” Theory of Discrimination in Lending Litigation and Enforcement; and The Latest Trends in Predatory and Abusive Lending Claims With a Focus on Discriminatory Pricing and Payday Lending
- 24th National Conference on Consumer Finance Class Actions & Litigation - Speaker - Residential Mortgage Watch: Implementation of TRID, Right to Rescission under Jesinoski, HMDA Readiness, Litigation Trends Relating to Loan Mods, Loan Servicing, Lender-Placed Insurance, RMBS, and the Ongoing Impact of the CFPB’s Mortgage Rules (Implementation of TRID; Jesinoski and the Right to Rescission)
- Consumer Finance Class Actions Conference - Speaker - Residential Mortgage Servicing Rule and Disclosure Updates, Expanding HMDA, Foreclosure and Statute of Limitations Issues (New York Foreclosure Update)
- New York’s Appellate Division, Second Department Issues Perfection Deadlines for Non-Actively Managed Civil Matters07.08.2020
- New York’s Appellate Division, Second Department Issues Briefing Deadlines and Updated Skype Protocol06.12.2020
- New York’s Chief Administrative Judge Announces Lifting of Ban on Filing New, Non-Essential Matters in New York City and Surrounding Counties05.21.2020
- New York’s Appellate Division, Second Department Issues New Administrative Order Rescinding Administrative Order 2020-0317.2, and Setting New Deadlines for All Pending Motions05.08.2020
- Federal Court Decision: No Private Right of Action Under the CARES Act, and Lenders May Impose Restrictions on Loan Eligibility04.22.2020
Ibrahim, Sanjay & Sena, Ilyssa, Protecting Privileged Communications After a Corporate Transaction, Practical Law The Journal (March 1, 2014).
- Appellate Litigation
- Arbitration, Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Class Actions
- Commercial Litigation
- Consumer Financial Services
- Corporate Compliance and Internal Investigations
- Corporate Formation and Governance
- Crisis Management
- Debt Finance
- Investment Management Litigation
- Licensing Agreements
- Multidisciplinary Client Teams
- Privacy and Cyber Security
- Trial and Class Action
- New Jersey
- New York
Seton Hall Law School, J.D.
Rutgers College, B.S.
- The Honorable R. Benjamin Cohen, Presiding Judge of the Chancery Division, General Equity