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. He also advises employers on various workplace matters such as employment policies and handbooks, employment contracts, religious accommodations, workplace discrimination, and other employment issues.
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 in the Camden Vicinage. 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 authored numerous judicial opinions. In addition to his responsibilities as a Judicial Law Clerk, Jacob also served as a certified mediator, successfully mediating dozens of cases in the Civil, Special-Civil, and Landlord-Tenant divisions of the Superior Court of New Jersey.
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 worked as a Judicial Intern to the Honorable C. Darnell Jones, II of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and simultaneously 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.