Professional Biography
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Robert P. Jacobs Partner

Firmwide Chair, Insurance Recovery Practice

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OVERVIEW

EXPERIENCE

NEWS

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

Publications
  • 2015
    Good Cop/Bad Cop: Kidnap, Ransom & Extortion Insurance in an Ambiguous World
    General Publications
    Although doing business in any foreign country can be risky, certain countries are, needless to say, far riskier than others. Indeed, risks in certain regions of the globe extend far beyond what generally would be considered a garden-variety business risk.
  • 09.02.2014
    Insurance Coverage for Businesses Affected by the Napa Earthquake
    Updates
    As the Napa Valley community begins the process of repairing damage and healing from injuries and losses related to the earthquake that struck on August 24, 2014, we extend our heartfelt wishes to those affected by the natural disaster.
  • 11.19.2012
    Articles
  • 10.31.2012
    Insurance Coverage for Businesses Affected by Superstorm Sandy
    Updates
    Many businesses throughout the United States—and possibly worldwide—may experience the effects of the devastating superstorm that hit the Eastern United States on October 29 and 30, 2012.  Early estimation indicates that the storm caused upwards of $20 billion in property damage and another $10 billion to $30 billion in lost business.
  • 2011
    Attorney Publications

    Product Liability, ABA Publishing

  • 12.01.2010
    Climate Change Insurance Alert – Are You Covered?
    Updates
    Although no one has yet successfully sued a company for climate change damage allegedly caused by greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions, lawsuits blaming industrial emitters for global warming, extreme weather events and other natural disasters are pending in Alaska, Washington, D.C., California and Louisiana.  Shareholder resolutions to force companies to limit their carbon emissions are becoming commonplace, and corporate executives and risk managers are becoming ever increasingly concerned about business risks related to climate change.
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Presentations
  • 03.01.2016 - 03.03.2016
    Speaking Engagements
    International Risk Management Institute Energy Risk & Insurance Conference / Houston, TX
  • 11.05.2012
    Speaking Engagements
    Webcast
  • 03.25.2010
    Speaking Engagements
    Council on Litigation Management Annual Conference

RELATED INFORMATION

Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia

  • Florida

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1988
  • University of Florida, B.S.,
    with highest honors
    , 1985

Highlights