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David C. Jacobson

David C. Jacobson, United States Ambassador to Canada, lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1976, New York 1977, Illinois 1978, California 1990. Board directors Campfire, Inc., Chicago, 1984-1987, Better Boys Foundation, Chicago; founder AtomWorks; member Chief executive officers for Cities.

Background

  • Jacobson, David C. was born on October 9, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Jerry J. and Winifred (Wolfe) Jacobson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Johns Hopkins University, 1973. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1976.

    Career

    • Associate Paul, Weiss, Ritkind, Wharton & Garrison, New York City, 1976-1978. Partner Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal, Chicago, 1978—2008. Special assistant to the President for presidential personnel The White House, Washington, 2008—2009.

      United States ambassador to Canada United States Department State, Ottawa, since 2009.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1976, New York 1977, Illinois 1978, California 1990.

    Membership

    Board directors Campfire, Inc., Chicago, 1984-1987, Better Boys Foundation, Chicago. Founder AtomWorks; member Chief executive officers for Cities.

    Connections

    • Married Julie Lipsman, March 7, 1987. Children: Wynne Elizabeth, Jeremy Daniel.
    • father: Jerry J. Jacobson
    • mother: Winifred (Wolfe) Jacobson
    • spouse: Julie Lipsman
    • children: Wynne Elizabeth Jacobson
    • Jeremy Daniel Jacobson
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    Born October 9, 1951
    (age 66)
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