“My goals in life are to fight for those who can’t or don’t always know how to fight for themselves, and to be an effective force for the betterment of society.”
Matthew Jacobs concentrates his practice in complex litigation and contract law, and has worked on cases involving multiple states, jurisdictions and municipalities, as well as opioid litigation. He also has experience in employee discrimination litigation, civil rights law, land use and zoning law, employment and labor law, and entertainment law.
Mr. Jacobs is a graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School, where he was a Dean’s Scholar and a member of numerous organizations, including the Black Law Students Association, Law Students for Innocence and Prisoner Rights, Immigration Law Society, Christian Legal Society, Cecil D Branstetter Litigation & Dispute Resolution Program, Moot Court, and International Practice Lab. He interned with the Arts and Business Council/Volunteer Lawyers and Professionals for the Arts in Nashville. He additionally served as a clerk for the Hon. Mitchell Shick, Coles County Circuit Court, Charleston, Illinois.
When he’s away from the office, Mr. Jacobs enjoys theater, film, and volunteering for various churches and nonprofits.
Areas of Practice
- Complex litigation
- Contract law
- Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 2018
- Eastern Illinois University, cum laude, 2015
- Tennessee, 2019
Mr. Jacobs routinely handles complex litigation cases involving breach of contract and terms of service violations.
- Nashville Life Church