Company: Law Offices of Jerold L. Jacobs
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Jerold L. Jacobs, Lawyer at the Law Offices of Jerold L. Jacobs, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the legal industry.
Drawing upon five decades of industry experience, Mr. Jacobs is a distinguished figure in the field of law, having served as a solo practitioner with the Law Offices of Jerold L. Jacobs since 2013. In his position, he focuses his practice on administrative law and communications law. Prior to this illustrious role, he was partner with Cohn and Marks LLP from 1999 to 2013, special counsel with Rosenman & Colin LLP from 1987 to 1999, and member of the Federal Communications Commission Review Board from 1980 to 1987.
Previously, Mr. Jacobs served as chief of the broadcast facilities division of the Broadcast Bureau from 1978 to 1980, deputy chief of the Cable Television Bureau from 1976 to 1978, and assistant chief of the Cable Television Bureau from 1974 to 1976. Likewise, he was chief of the Certificates Compliance Division from 1973 to 1974. He commenced his career as a staff member with the Federal Communications Commission Cable Television Bureau from 1968 to 1978.
To prepare for his career, Mr. Jacobs pursued formal education at Amherst College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts and received a Simpson Memorial Fellowship in 1965. Thereafter, he attended Harvard University, receiving a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1968. He was subsequently admitted to the New York State Bar and District of Columbia Bar in 1969 and 1972, respectively.
A former member of the American Bar Association, Mr. Jacobs serves as a member of the Federal Communications Bar Association and previously contributed an article to Moment Magazine. Throughout his career, he has participated in several community programs, and he has been serving as president of the Chesapeake Bay region of B’nai B’rith since 2014. Earlier in his career, he served in the same capacity with the Burke Townhouse Homeowners Association, the Arlington-Fairfax Jewish Congregation, the B’nai B’rith Cardozo Lodge, the Amherst Association of Washington, the Virginia State Association of B’nai B’rith, and the Seaboard region of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.
In recognition of his exceptional contributions to law, Mr. Jacobs has been featured in the first edition of Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America, the 21st and 22nd editions of Who’s Who in the East, and the sixth and seventh editions of Who’s Who in American Law. Married to Laura Nancy Goodman since August 1965, he is the proud father of four children.
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