O’Melveny Worldwide

Vino Jayaraman is an experienced litigator who represents clients in a wide range of complex business litigation, including mass torts, unfair competition, and related commercial litigation. He regularly advises pharmaceutical companies on their most complex class action and product liability cases, and has otherwise represented mass media companies, celebrities, and financial institutions. Vino has worked with these clients in state and federal courts through all phases of litigation, including pleadings, discovery, and trial. He continues to represent an international pharmaceutical and medical device company and its subsidiaries in state AG litigations concerning the company’s opioid products, and was a critical member of the company’s trial team that achieved a full defense victory against allegations brought by localities in California.

Prior to law school, Vino worked as a pharmacology researcher at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, and co-authored multiple articles published in scientific journals.

  • Part of an O’Melveny team that defended an international pharmaceutical company and subsidiary in a two-month, multi-billion dollar trial against the State of Oklahoma in Oklahoma.     
  • Key member of the O’Melveny team defending an international pharmaceutical company and subsidiary against a 1,000+ opioid lawsuits brought against them by states, towns, and municipalities across the country. 
  • Prior to joining O’Melveny, represented a contract drug manufacturing organization in commercial litigation involving allegations of misappropriation and tortious interference seeking nearly $100 million in damages; helped to secure a favorable settlement for his client.   


Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • US District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York


  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, JD, 2016
  • University of Pittsburgh, BA, 2012

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized by Best Lawyers® “Ones to Watch” list for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants in New York, NY (2024)

Professional Activities


  • Alexander Fellow, Honorable Roslynn R. Mauskopf, US District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • Honorable Kenneth M. Karas, US District Court, Southern District of New York