Jared A. Jacobson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Jacobson & Rooks, LLC
 | 1500 JFK Blvd, Suite 520
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215-874-8808
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Serving the Philadelphia metropolitan area, Jared A. Jacobson is a co-founder and valued member of The Law Firm of Jacobson & Rooks, LLC. His extensive roots in the community, experience and attention to detail make him an asset to every client dealing with issues of sexual harassment, whistleblower and employment law. Admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Mr. Jacobson has experience with litigation in both state and federal courts.

Mr. Jacobson started his path to becoming a lawyer with a Bachelor of Arts from Boston University in 1999, graduating on the dean’s list and with honors. Going on to St. John’s University School of Law to earn his Juris Doctor in 2002, he began his formal career with memberships to organizations such as the Philadelphia Bar Association and the National Employment Lawyers Association in Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

A big believer in giving back to the community, Mr. Jacobson volunteers his time in pro bono activities on a regular basis. He has served on the Next Generation Leadership Board of the Anti-Defamation League, as a mediator for the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators, and on the executive committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral and Information Service.

Representing clients facing discrimination for whistleblowing activities in the financial sector and the health care industry is a focus of Mr. Jacobson’s. Small and mid-sized businesses also benefit from his general legal counsel in regards to real estate and business law. He is also a certified arbitrator for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

 
Practice Areas

Employment Litigation (80%)
Real Estate (10%)
Business/Corporate (10%)

Employment Litigation (80%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer

Real Estate (10%)

Business/Corporate (10%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Contracts, Business Organizations

Focus Areas

Employment Litigation: Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer

Business/Corporate: Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Contracts, Business Organizations

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Rising Stars: 2012 - 2017

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About Jared Jacobson

Admitted: 2003, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.jacobsonrooks.com/Attorneys/Jared-A-Jacobson.shtm...

Honors and Awards:

  • Rising Star – Rated by Super Lawyers, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • ABA-BNA Award for Excellence in the Study Of Labor & Employment Law, 2002 Winner; CALI Award
  • St. John's Law Review - Articles and Notes Editor

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Arbitrator, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • R. 1:40 Qualified New Jersey State Court Approved Mediator

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), New Jersey (NELA-NJ); Eastern Pennsylvania (NELA-EPA)
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Lawyer Referral and Information Service, Executive Committee
  • United States District Court - Eastern District of PA, Employment Arbitration Panel
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • Board of Advisors for the St. John's Center for Labor and Employment Law - Queens, New York
  • United States District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania Employment Panel
  • Philadelphia Bar Foundation - Board Observation Program

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Mediator, New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators (NJAPM)
  • Member, Board of Advisors, St. John's Center for Labor and Employment Law in Queens, New York
  • Executive Committee, Philadelphia Bar Association's Lawyer Referral and Information Service
  • Next Generation Leadership Board, Anti-Defamation League
  • Member, Board of Directors, Esperanza Immigration Legal Services
  • Jewish Relief Agency and JRAid (Volunteer)
  • Homeless Advocacy Project (Volunteer)

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Overview of the False Claims Act- Whistleblowers, NELA-NJ, 2016 - Present

Representative Clients:

  • Elite Glass (exclusive WeWork Glass Installer)
  • Diamon Furniture Inc.
  • American Governor Company
  • Radnor Association of Township Employees

Educational Background:

  • Boston University, B.A., Honors: Alpha Kappa Delta, Dean's List, Major: Sociology, 1999

Industry Groups

  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
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    Office Location for Jared A. Jacobson

    1500 JFK Blvd
    Suite 520
    Philadelphia, PA 19102

    Phone: 215-874-8808

     

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