Madison Attorney Gregory M. Jacobs

Gregory M. Jacobs,
Senior Associate

Greg serves as a key advisor to commercial entities and individuals in disputes arising from a wide variety of circumstances, including claims of products liability, product recall, breach of warranties, asbestos-related bodily injury, environmental liability, professional negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, strict liability, advertising injury, invasion of privacy, online data breaches, breach of contract, trademark, copyright, and patent infringement, as well as conflicts involving construction projects, SEC investigations, lost profits from business interruption, and bankruptcy proceedings.  He has experience representing clients in pre-litigation disputes, in federal and state trial and appellate court proceedings, and in alternative dispute resolution forums.  Greg also has extensive experience managing all aspects of e-discovery in complex litigation matters.

Greg is admitted to practice in Wisconsin, California, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.

Education

The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law (J.D. 2006, magna cum laude)

  • Catholic University Law Review, Managing Editor (2005-2006); Staff Member (2004-2005)
  • Moot Court Associate (2005-2006)
  • Research Assistant, Rev. Raymond C. O’Brien (2005-2006)
  • Teacher’s Assistant, Prof. Michael F. Noone, Jr. (2005)

Villanova University (B.S. 2002, Finance)

  • Marketing minor
  • Dean’s List, Fall 1998 and Spring 1999

Publications/Speaking Engagements

  • Considering the Greater Effects of Hurricanes and Other Catastrophes When Calculating Policyholders’ Business Interruption Losses, The Brief (Sept. 2015)
  • Shouldn’t Cyber-Insurance Cover Negligence?, ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Newsletter (July 2015)
  • Tips for Reviewing a Liability Insurance Policy for a Recently-Sued Client, American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Litigation Committee Newsletter (Feb. 2015)
  • Responding to Litigation, New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Volume 12 – Litigation, Arbitration and Settlement (Dec. 2014)
  • Broad Prior Knowledge Exclusions May Not Be Enforceable as Written, American Bar Association Section of Litigation, Insurance Coverage (Sept. 2014)
  • What the Bench Wants, What the Bench Needs, Whatever Makes the Bench Happy … and Other Ethical Considerations that Govern Coverage Advocacy, ABA Section of Litigation, Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee, 26th Annual CLE Meeting (Mar. 2014)
  • Loss Prevention, DC Bar Non-Profit Insurance Webinar (May 2013)
  • Filing an Insurance Claim, DC Bar Non-Profit Insurance Webinar (Apr. 2013)
  • Understanding Insurance, DC Bar Non-Profit Insurance Webinar (Feb. 2013)
  • Insurance Policies and Coverage Toolkit, Practical Law – The Journal (Sept. 2011)
  • Curbing Their Enthusiasm: A Proposal To Regulate Offensive Speech at Public University Basketball Games, 55 Catholic University Law Review 547 (2006)

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • American Bar Association, Member and Contributor
  • Maryland Bar Association, Member and Contributor
  • Wisconsin Bar Association, Member
  • District of Columbia Bar Association, Member
  • California Bar Association, Member

Professional Recognitions and Awards

  • Named “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine (2014-2016)

Greg spends his time away from the office with his wife (Stephanie) and their daughter (Lainey) and son (Woody).  Greg enjoys active outdoor activities and occasionally runs half marathons.  As a recent transplant from the East Coast, Greg is enjoying exploring Wisconsin and ingraining himself in the Milwaukee-area communities.