Scott Jacobsen

Scott Jacobsen is an associate in Scott+Scott's New York office.  Mr. Jacobsen practices in the areas of shareholder derivative actions, securities class action litigation, and other complex litigation.

While at Scott+Scott, Mr. Jacobsen has primarily focused on securities and derivative litigation, including investigation of corporate books and records to evaluate potential claims on behalf of shareholders.  Cases include International Union of Operating Engineers Local No. 478 Pension Fund v. McInerney, C.A. No. 11901-VCN (Del. Ch. Jan 13, 2016) (derivatively on behalf of Genworth Financial Inc.); Carlson v. Dipp, No. 1:15-cv-14032 (D. Mass. Dec. 7, 2015) (securities class action); Fernicola v. Hugin, C.A. No. 11748-VCMR (Del. Ch. Nov. 24, 2015) (derivatively on behalf of Celgene Corp.); Feldman v. Kulas, C.A. No. 11614-VCG (Del. Ch. Oct. 15, 2015) (derivatively on behalf of Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc.); Fortunato v. Akebia Therapeutics, Inc., No. 1:15-cv-13501 (D. Mass. Oct. 5, 2015) (securities class action).

Mr. Jacobsen graduated from The George Washington University (B.A. English, magna cum laude; M.A., English) and William & Mary Law School (J.D. 2014).  During law school, Mr. Jacobsen externed at the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia and served as a staff member for the William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal. 

Mr. Jacobsen is a member of the following professional associations: ABA Business Section and ABA Young Lawyers Division.  Mr. Jacobsen is also a regular contributor to Scott+Scott's monthly newsletter.  He is admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.