Wiley Rein & Fielding LLP (WRF) is pleased to announce that Jonathan M. Jacobs has joined the firm's insurance and litigation practices as of counsel. Mr. Jacobs, an experienced litigator, joins the firm from the Washington, DC office of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP.
His arrival further enhances the capabilities of one of the largest and most prominent insurance law practices in the United States. In the past several years, the practice has added almost a dozen members.
Mr. Jacobs will continue to represent clients in professional liability matters and related litigation. In addition to extensive experience litigating a wide variety of disputes, including commercial, corporate, insurance, and securities law matters, Mr. Jacobs conducts internal investigations for companies facing allegations of wrongdoing.
WRF's insurance practice handles coverage dispute resolution, bad faith and market conduct litigation, property insurance issues, D&O liability, professional liability, insurance fraud issues, litigation management & claims counseling and reinsurance. More than half of the firm's 250 attorneys are litigators, representing clients in trial courts across the country, in state and federal appellate courts, in the U.S. Supreme Court, in international forums and in proceedings before a variety of administrative tribunals.