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Scott Jacobsen practices in the areas of shareholder derivative actions, securities class action litigation, and other complex litigation, including investigation of corporate books and records to evaluate potential claims on behalf of shareholders.


  • 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)


  • ABA Business Section
  • ABA Young Lawyers Division 


  • Admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York 


  • William & Mary Law School, (J.D., 2014)
  • The George Washington University, (B.A., English, magna cum laude; M.A., English)


  • Extern, American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia
  • Staff member, William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal
  • Regular contributor to Scott+Scott’s monthly newsletter, Market+Litigation