Since 1979, Jay has concentrated his practice in estate planning, IRS tax controversies, trust administration, corporate and commercial law, probate and real estate law. In addition, Jay has extensive experience in local governmental matters and also represents condominium associations and property owner associations in their governance and property matters Jay works with individuals and business owners to ensure cost effective transfer of family wealth to desired beneficiaries, including charities, with minimal estate and gift taxes. Jay also represents emerging and mature businesses in most aspects of corporate law, including employee, shareholder and partnership agreements, financing and leasing agreements, mergers and acquisitions and general business agreements.
From 1996 through 2005, Jay served as a commissioner of the City of Aventura.
A native of Chicago, Illinois, Jay obtained his undergraduate degree in 1975 from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and his J.D. in 1978 from Washington University (St. Louis). He received his C.P.A. from the University of Illinois while in law school. Also, during law school he clerked for Judge Robert Dowd of the Missouri Court of Appeals.