John R. Jacobson


John Jacobson’s practice is focused almost exclusively on commercial litigation in federal and state courts.  Mr. Jacobson counsels clients in various industries regarding potential disputes with other businesses, employees and regulatory compliance.  Mr. Jacobson regularly represents clients in the financial services, healthcare and entertainment industries.  He has extensive jury and non-jury trial experience in corporate and business litigation.  Mr. Jacobson has tried numerous cases in federal and state courts and has experience in most arbitration forums, including FINRA, AAA, Chicago Board of Trade, and the Chicago Futures Exchange.  He is a member of the Tennessee Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Mr. Jacobson graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1987 with a B.A. degree.  He received his J.D. with high honors in 1990 from the University of Tennessee, where he was a member of the Order of Coif, served as Student Materials Editor of the Tennessee Law Review and was a John W. Green scholar.  Mr. Jacobson is admitted to the Tennessee bar and to practice in numerous federal courts.


Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Intellectual Property Litigation
Securities Litigation
Products Liability


University of Tennessee, J.D. 1990
University of Mississippi, B.A. 1987

Bar Admission

Tennessee, 1990


Chambers USA – Leading Lawyers
Best Lawyers
Super Lawyers – Mid South Edition
BTI Client Service All Stars
American Board of Trial Advocates
American Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Nashville Bar Association


Phone: (615) 320-3700 ext. 116