Glenn A. Jacobson, Partner

A founding member of the firm, Mr. Jacobson has been litigating and trying cases to verdict in the New York and New Jersey state and federal courts for more than 35 years. He successfully has briefed and argued appeals in the New York Appellate Division, First, Second and Forth Departments, as well as the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits.

Mr. Jacobson regularly defends products liability, liquor law liability, premises liability, asbestos, transportation and significant property damage and first-party actions.

Further, in recognition of the growing importance of alternative dispute resolution, Mr. Jacobson has enhanced the negotiating skills gained through years of practical experience by attending numerous advanced courses in mediation and negotiation offered by various bar associations and New York University.

Mr. Jacobson is a past, two term President of the Jewish Lawyers Guild, is a member of the Board of Directors of the New York City Trial Lawyers Alliance and has served as a member of the Independent Civil Court Judicial Screening Panel.

In recognition of his service to the Harmonie Group as liason, Member on its Board of Directors and as Chairman of its Marketing Committee, Mr. Jacobson has served as president of the Harmonie Group for the 2015-2017 term.

Notable Cases
· Registration to Do Business in New York by Foreign Corporation Does Not Confer General Jurisdiction in New York Courts
· Helpful Hints for Determining Causation for Storm Damage Under Florida Law
· AGF&J releases Whitepaper on Superstorm Sandy coverge issues







Bar Admissions

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Construction Law
First-Party and Third-Party Property Defense
General Liability
Motor Vehicle Liability
Premises Liability
Products Liability
Professional Liability Defense
Toxic and Environmental
  American University, B.A. (1974)

University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D. (1979)
  International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)

Defense Research Institute (DRI)

New York State Bar Association

New Jersey State Bar Association

New York County Lawyer's Association

Supreme Court Committee

Kings County Bar Association

Jewish Lawyers Guild, President (2009-2014)

Jewish Lawyers Guild, Chairperson of the Board (2014-2016)

New York City Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors (2000-present)

Harmonie Group, President (2015-2017)

Harmonie Group, President Elect (2013-2015)

Harmonie Group, Firm Liaison (1999-present)

Harmonie Group, Board of Directors (2006-2010)

Harmonie Group, Chairman of the Marketing Committee (2004-2009)
  New York, 1980

New Jersey, 1982

U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 1980

U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 2010

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1982

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1983

U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1993

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