Harold W. Jacobs practices primarily in litigation, with emphasis in the areas of aviation, products liability, antitrust and unfair trade practices.
Active in bar affairs, Mr. Jacobs has served as President of the South Carolina Bar and the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association and was formerly a member of the Board of Directors of the American Judicature Society, Chairman of the South Carolina Supreme Court Commission on Character and Fitness and Chairman of the South Carolina Judicial Conference Committee on Judicial Reform.
In 2002 the University of South Carolina Law School honored Mr. Jacobs by giving him a 'Compleat Lawyer Platinum' award. Only three such awards are given out each year. In 2002 both Mr. Jacobs, and another firm member, Julian Nexsen, won this award, which recognizes their distinguished service in South Carolina.
A native of Kingstree, South Carolina, Mr. Jacobs is active in church, civic and governmental affairs, having served on the Vestry and as Senior Warden of St. Michael's and All Angel's Episcopal Church, the Committee for Canons and Bylaws of the Diocese of Upper South Carolina, the South Carolina Higher Education Commission and the Patriots Point Commission.
· President-Elect, Senior Lawyers Division of the S.C. Bar
· South Carolina Higher Education Commission (1980-1986)
· South Carolina Patriots' Point Authority (1994-2001)
· John Belton O'Neall Inn of Court
(Photos) Harold Jacobs and Billy Wilkins Honored at the South Carolina Bar Covention
At its annual convention in Myrtle Beach, the South Carolina Bar presented Nexsen Pruet attorney Harold Jacobs with the DuRant Distinguished Public Service Award and Billy Wilkins with the Trial and Appellate Advocacy Award.
South Carolina Bar Foundation Honors Harold Jacobs
Nexsen Pruet attorney Harold Jacobs has been named as the 2012 DuRant Distinguished Public Service Award recipient.
Fifty-eight Attorneys Selected for Best Lawyers in America®
Fifty-eight Nexsen Pruet attorneys will be included in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.
45 Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Selected for Best Lawyers
Columbia, SC - Forty-five Nexsen Pruet attorneys will be included in the 2009 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. The publication also ranks Nexsen Pruet #1 in eleven practice areas in South Carolina and three in North Carolina.
18 Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Named Among South Carolina's "Super Lawyers"
38 Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Names To "The Best Lawyers in America 2008"
Thirty-eight attorneys from Nexsen Pruet, LLC were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2008 - including six who have now earned the honor for 10 years or more.
32 Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Named to 2007 Edition of "Best Lawyers in America"
Thirty-two attorneys from Nexsen Pruet, LLC have been named to the 2007 edition of Best Lawyers in America - including six who have now earned the honor for 10 years or more.
Nexsen Pruet Relocates Charleston Office To Victoria Center
Nexsen Pruet, LLC has relocated its Charleston office to Victoria Center, a 72,000-square-foot Class-A building located in the heart of downtown.
7 Nexsen Pruet Lawyers Honored for Decades of Service
Nexsen Pruet honors 7 firm Members for practicing 30-Plus Years.
Two Nexsen Pruet Lawyers Honored by USC
Julian J. Nexsen and Harold W. Jacobs have won prestigious Compleat Lawyer Alumni Awards from the University of South Carolina School of Law.
Whitfield v. Bank of Tokyo Trust
Application of South Carolina Frivolous Civil Proceedings Sanctions Act.
Civic & Professional Memberships
· American Bar Association
· American Bar Foundation