Jeffrey P. Jacobson specializes in complex securities and commoditites litigation.
Jeff is a litigation associate in our New York office where he specializes in securities litigation in both federal and state court. Jeff represents pension funds and individuals in their civil suits prosecuting publicly traded companies and their principals for securities fraud and malfeasance. Jeff also represents institutional and individual investors in commodities fraud cases against corporate traders that manipulate the commodities markets.
Jeff was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star by Thompson Reuters in 2021, 2022, and 2023.
Several of Jeff’s recent settlements include:
In re Micro Focus Int’l PLC Secs. Litig., No. 18CIV01549 (Cal. Super. San Mateo Cnty.) ($107.5 million settlement pending); In re JPMorgan Precious Metals Spoofing Litig., No. 1:18-cv-10356 (S.D.N.Y.) ($60 million settlement); In re Greensky Sec. Litig., No. 1:18 Civ. 11071 (S.D.N.Y.) ($27.5 million settlement); Abadilla v. Precigen, Inc., No. 5:20-cv-06936 (N.D. Cal.) ($13 million settlement pending); In re Vaxart, Inc. Sec. Litig., No. 3:20-cv-05949 (N.D. Cal.) ($12.015 million settlement); Erie County Emps. Ret. Sys. v. NN, Inc., No. 656462/2019 (N.Y. Sup. Ct.) ($9.5 million settlement); In re Netshoes Secs. Litig., No. 157435/2018 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. N.Y. Cnty.) ($8 million settlement); Plymouth Cnty. Contributory Ret. Sys. v. Adamas Pharms., Inc., No. RG19018715 (Cal. Sup. Ct. Alameda Cnty.) ($7.5 million settlement); and Mo-Kan Iron Workers Pension Fund v. Teligent, Inc., No. 1:19-cv-03354 (S.D.N.Y.) ($6 million settlement).
Prior to joining Scott+Scott, Jeff was a litigation associate at a major international law firm where he represented clients in securities cases, bankruptcy proceedings, and antitrust matters, and advised clients on employment matters.