John R. Jacobson

Riley Warnock & Jacobson

Practice Area: Commercial Litigation

BTI Client Service All Star History
  • 2009
  • 2019
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“Mr. Jacobson is solution-oriented strategic advisor.”
“Mr. Jacobson always puts the client first.” 


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.

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