Jacob E. Brown is an Associate in the Labor & Employment Practice Group in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office of Margolis Edelstein. His practice focuses on representing both public and private employers in litigation and arbitration involving all aspects of employment law, including cases based on discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, breach of contract, unfair competition, and wage and hour claims. Jacob additionally provides employment counseling on a broad spectrum of day-to-day matters, including discipline, terminations, leaves of absence, and wage and hour issues. He also assists employers in drafting policies, handbooks, and employment-related agreements to ensure compliance with state and federal laws while also serving employers’ individual business needs.
Prior to joining Margolis Edelstein, Jacob served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Michele M. Fox, J.S.C., of the Superior Court of New Jersey. During his time as a Judicial Law Clerk, Jacob assisted in various court proceedings and trials, performed substantial legal research on a variety of complex issues, and successfully drafted numerous judicial opinions. In addition to his responsibilities as a Judicial Law Clerk, Jacob also served as a certified mediator, where he gained experience resolving dozens of cases involving tort, contract, and landlord-tenant disputes.
Jacob earned his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law, and earned his Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Drexel University’s Bennett S. LeBow College of Business, where he graduated with honors. While in law school, Jacob served as a Judicial Intern to the Honorable C. Darnell Jones, II of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and also worked pro-bono for the Pennsylvania Innocence Project. Prior to graduating from law school, Jacob achieved Dean’s List status, was awarded Drexel University’s Rising Advocate Merit-Based Scholarship, and was also awarded the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for outstanding performance in his 3L year.
Prior to law school, Jacob graduated from Rowan University with a double major in Psychology and Communication Studies.