Jacob Lewis joined Friedman Kaplan in May 2019 to focus on complex commercial litigation.
- Representation of Financial Credit Investment II in connection with the refusal of Sun Life Financial, Inc. to pay a $10,000,000 death benefit to our client, the owner of the policy, along with related litigation filed by Sun Life against U.S. Bank as Securities Intermediary.
Representation of CBPB Holdings, an investment management firm, in an arbitration against an in-house lawyer who was terminated for self-dealing.
Representation of Expedia Group in connection with claims brought by shareholders related to a proposed transaction.
Prior to joining Friedman Kaplan, Mr. Lewis was an associate at Paul Hastings, LLP, where he focused on commercial disputes and government investigations.
Columbia Law School, J.D. (2017)
University of Michigan, B.A., with distinction (2013)
State of New York
U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Honors and Awards
New York Rising Stars List, 2021
Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Best Oral Advocate, NEBLSA Moot Court Competition 2015
National Semifinalist, Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition 2015