Mark S. Jacobs

Mark S. Jacobs

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Cherry Hill, NJ

Jacobs Schwalbe & Petruzzelli, P.C.
 | 10 Melrose Avenue Suite 340, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
Phone: 856-429-5661
Fax: 856-429-7587
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2013
Licensed Since: 1973
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (40%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (40%),
  • Social Security Disability (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)


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Attorney Profile

Attorney Mark S. Jacobs is the founding and senior partner at the highly respected New Jersey law firm of Jacobs, Schwalbe & Petruzzelli, P.C., where he employs his decades of experience assisting clients with the complex nature of workers’ compensation law and various other legal concerns. Clients in Cherry Hill, Haddonfield, Somerdale, Camden, Voorhees and throughout the Philadelphia metro area turn to Mr. Jacobs for professional guidance and skilled representation for matters pertaining to the following:

Workers’ compensation law
Personal injury
Social Security Disability
Labor law

Since graduating with honors from Rutgers Law School in 1973 and his admission to the New Jersey State Bar Association the same year, Mr. Jacobs has achieved extensive recognition for his success in workers’ compensation cases. He holds a master’s degree in labor law from Temple University, as well as admittance to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Due to his extensive record of success and consistent results over the course of his career, attorney Jacobs is the recipient of several awards and acknowledgements, including a Superb rating from Avvo and an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale- Hubbell. He is also a member of The National Registry of Who’s Who.

As a dedicated professional, Mark Jacobs is an active member of the Camden County Bar Association and the New Jersey Advisory Council on Safety and Health. Mr. Jacobs uses his skills as an experienced legal practitioner for the betterment of his community, as demonstrated by his service as counsel for the United States Tennis Association Middle States and as former president of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

About Mark Jacobs

Admitted: 1973, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:


  • Super Lawyers by South Jersey Magazine, 2004 - 2015
  • SJ Magazine Awesome Attorneys
  • AV attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, 1989 - 2015
  • Member of the National Registry of Who's Who 

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1973
  • Member, New Jersey State Workers’ Compensation, Executive Committee, 2008 - Present
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, 1973 - 2015
  • New Jersey, 1973
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1981 
  • New Jersey Advisory Council on Safety and Healthy
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1980
  • Past co-chair, Camden County Bar Association, 1973 - Present
  • New Jersey Association for Justice

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Past President of the Jewish Federation of Southern NJ, 1996 - 1998
  • Legal Counsel for United States Tennis Association Middle States Section of Junior Competition, 2010 - 2015

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • "Fair Representation and Binding Arbitration", Commerce Clearing House Labor Law Journal
  • Panel of speakers at the New Jersey Bar Association annual convention in Atlantic City who discussed "The Future of the Intoxication Defense"

Educational Background:

  • Temple University, M.A. in Labor law
Office Location for Mark S. Jacobs

10 Melrose Avenue Suite 340
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

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Last Updated: 3/15/2019

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