Joseph "Joe" Jacobs represents lenders and financial institutions in disputes related to lending practices, loan origination, debt collection practices, loan servicing and deceptive business practices. His practice also includes the defense of claims arising under the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), as well as a variety of common law claims.
Joe also has experience representing corporate clients in complex litigation involving product liability, contract disputes, theft of trade secrets, trademark claims arising under the Lanham Act and in actions by government agencies alleging unlawful business practices.
At Fordham University School of Law, Joe gained valuable client-based experience working in the Federal Litigation Clinic and at the Irish Refugee Council Independent Law Centre in Dublin, Ireland.
Fordham University School of Law Paul Fuller Scholar, 2014
Fordham University School of Law Addison M. Metcalf Labor Law Prize, 2014
Fordham University School of Law Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award, 2014