Jacob devotes his practice to consumer and commercial litigation, concentrating on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Truth in Lending Act, as well as various state consumer protection statutes and common law torts.
Jacob obtained his Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University in 2007 and his juris doctor from Temple University School of Law in 2011. At Temple Law, Jacob was a Deans' Honors List student, who served as the Articles Editor and Symposium Director for the International and Comparative Law Journal and was Vice President of the Jewish Law Student Association. He also won the Barrister Award for outstanding oral argument in Temple's nationally recognized Integrated Trial Advocacy Program, and received the Rubin Fellowship for his dedication to pro bono work.
Prior to his legal studies, Jacob worked for a small law firm focusing on estate and business matters. While in law school, he interned for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General and was a clinical student for the Philadelphia Defender Association. Before joining Marshall Dennehey, Jacob worked as an associate attorney at a plaintiff litigation firm.
Past Employment Positions
· Kimmel & Silverman, P.C., Ambler, PA, Associate Attorney, 2011-2012
· Defender Association of Philadelphia, Certified Clinical Extern, 2010
· State of New Jersey, OAG - Legal Intern, Summer 2010
· Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, Law Clerk, 2009-2010
· Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Legal Intern, Summer 2009
· Gordon & Ashworth, Bala Cynwyd, PA, Paralegal, 2007-2008
Year Joined Organization: 2012
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