Lee N. Jacobs is an associate at Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Einiger, LLP. Mr. Jacobs represents individual and corporate clients in every phase of federal, state and local governmental investigations, grand jury proceedings, criminal prosecutions, forfeiture proceedings, regulatory and disciplinary actions, as well as False Claims Act proceedings. Mr. Jacobs handles cases involving allegations of insurance fraud, including Medicaid, Medicare, No-Fault and Workers Compensation fraud, healthcare fraud, securities fraud, including Ponzi schemes, money laundering, tax evasion, bank fraud, mail fraud, trademark counterfeiting, bribery, kickbacks and public corruption. Mr. Jacobs also represents a wide array of individual corporate clients in a wide variety of complex commercial litigations in both state and federal court.
Mr. Jacobs is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School where he teaches a course focusing on trial advocacy, evidence and procedure. He obtained a B.A. and M.S. from The George Washington University and holds a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School. While at Brooklyn Law school he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Law and Policy and was a member of both the Trial and Appellate Advocacy Divisions of the Moot Court Honor Society. He was a member of regional and national championship trial advocacy teams, placing first place at both the 2007 St. John's National Civil Rights Competition and the 2007 Texas Young Lawyer Association/American College of Trial Lawyer's Regional Trial Competition. He also won the Perfect Advocate Award at the 2006 American Bar Association National Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy Championship.
Mr. Jacobs also interned for the United States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of New York and for the Hon. Martin Schneier, Justice of the Supreme Court of New York, Kings County.
While at Brooklyn Law School he was awarded the Judge Doris A. Thompson and Judge Edward Thompson Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy, Cornelius T. Wickersham, Jr. Prize for Excellence in Constitutional Law, and the Dean Jerome Prince Prize for Excellence in Evidence.
He is the author of Is What's Yours Really Mine?: Shmueli v. Corcoran Group and Penumbral Property Rights. 14 J.L. & Pol'y 837 (2006).
Mr. Jacobs was recently selected to the 2013 New York Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
Mr. Jacobs is admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey and the United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York, and the District of New Jersey.
Areas of Practice
- White Collar Criminal Law
- Health Law
- Civil Litigation
- Commercial Litigation
- Government Audits and Investigations
- New York
- New Jersey
- U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
- Brooklyn Law School,Brooklyn,New York
- Honors:Member, Trial and Appellate Advocacy Divisions, Moot Court Honor Society
- Honors:Member, Regional and National Championship Trial Advocacy Teams
- Law Journal:Journal of Law and Policy,Editor-in-Chief
- The George Washington University
- The George Washington University
- Is What's Yours Really Mine?: Shmueli v. Corcoran Group and Penumbral Property Rights,Journal of Law and Policy,14 J.L. & Pol'y 837,2006
- Corcoran Group appeals data theft ruling,Crain's New York Business,November 18, 2009 - 2:11 pm
- Adjunct Associate Professor of Law,Brooklyn Law School, January 10, 2012- Present
Honors and Awards
- First Place, 2007 St. John's National Civil Rights Competition,2007
- First Place, 2007 Texas Young Lawyer Association/American College of Trial Lawyer's Regional Trial Competition,2007
- Perfect Advocate Award, 2006 American Bar Association National Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy Championship,2006
- Judge Doris A. Thompson and Judge Edward Thompson Award For Excellence In Trial Advocacy
- Cornelius T. Wickersham, Jr. Prize For Excellence in Constitutional Law
- Dean Jerome Prince Prize for Excellence in Evidence
Past Employment Positions
- United States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of New York,Intern
- Hon. Martin Schneier, Justice of the Supreme Court of New York, Kings County,Intern