Jeff Jacobi is an associate in the law firm's Corporate & Securities practice and is located in the San Francisco office. He focuses on emerging growth and well-established corporate clients, including banks. Mr. Jacobi advises companies on corporate governance matters and represents companies in venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, and public offerings of securities.
For over seven years Mr. Jacobi was a member of Pillsbury’s litigation practice. He focused on disputes related to securities offerings, financial services, real property transactions, commercial contracts, negotiable instruments, and intellectual property. During that time he litigated six trials, three trials as first-chair and three as second-chair.
Mr. Jacobi graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School, where he served as an editor of the Michigan Law Review and a Notes Editor of the University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform. Mr. Jacobi published two notes in law school, Mostly Harmless: An Analysis of Post-AEDPA Federal Habeas Corpus Review of State Court Harmless Error Determinations, 105 MICH. L. REV. 805 (2007), and Two Spirits, Two Eras, Same Sex: For a Traditionalist Perspective on Native American Tribal Same-Sex Marriage Policy, 39 U. MICH. J.L. REFORM 823 (2006).
Before practicing law, Mr. Jacobi completed a two-year Teach for America assignment, teaching special education and seventh grade math and science at a public middle school in San Francisco.
- National LGBT Bar Association - 40 Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 (2013)
- Outstanding Volunteer in Public Service Award from the Justice and Diversity Center (formerly known as Volunteer Legal Services Program) of the Bar Association of San Francisco (2011- 2013)
- Super Lawyers, Rising Stars – Northern California (2013-2014)
Secretary, Board of Directors, AIDS Legal Referral Panel (ALRP)
U.S. District Court for the Central, Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of California; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
cum laude, Member, Michigan Law Review; Note Editor, Article Editor, University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform