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DOUGLAS JACOBS, American Lawyer, Partner of LITIGATION.


JACOBS, DOUGLAS was born on March 19, 1948 in New York, New York, United States.


Brooklyn College of the City University of New York (Bachelor of Arts, 1968). Boston University (Juris Doctor, 1971). Member, 19691970, Editor, 1970-1971, Boston University Law Review.


Working as a partner of LITIGATION. Admitted to the bar, 1972, New York and Florida. 1974, United States. District Court, Southern District of New York and United States. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

1979, United States. Supreme Court. 1980, New Jersey, United States. District Court, Eastern District of New York and United States.

District Court, District of New Jersey. 1987, United States. District Court, Northern District of California. 1989, United States. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.


  • Other Work

    • 'Cameras in the Courtroom-The Verdict is In," 201 New York Law Journal, No 10, P. 1 (1/17/89). "Waiver of State Immunity: Private Damage Actions Against the States Arising Under Federal Law," 50 Boston University Law Review 590, 1970. Attorney, United States.

      Securities and Exchange Commission, New York Regional Office, 1972-1979. Assistant Regional Administrator/Enforcement. 1978-1979. Chairman, Livingston (New Jersey) Public Broadcasting Authority, since 1989.


The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member, Communications Law Committee, 1987-1990). New York State Bar Association (Member, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Section, Committee on Litigation). The Florida Bar. (Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary).