Andrew S. Jacob
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Andrew S. Jacob
Firm: Polsinelli PC
Address: One East Washington
Suite 1200
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone: 602-650-2096
Fax: 602-264-7033
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Andrew Jacob is an accomplished commercial litigation lawyer, interventional cardiologist, and author. After clerking for the Honorable Barry Silverman on the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Andrew joined the firm's complex litigation team. He also earned admission to the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

During his 15-year tenure as a physician, Andrew chaired multiple medical staff committees, actively consulted for the Health Services Advisory Group and the Arizona Medical Board, and served on the board of directors for the Scottsdale PHO.

As an author, Andrew has written several publications and served on the editorial board of a peer review journal. He was also recognized as the Teacher of the Year at Scottsdale Healthcare in 2000, just prior to beginning his legal studies.

  • Known by some in the Arizona office as the lawyer's lawyer, Dr. Jacob focuses his practice on the complex legal analysis required by our more difficult cases.
  • One of the leading attorneys on a challenging labor union unfair representation case, Dr. Jacob played an integral role in formulating and implementing the successful legal strategy that resulted in a rare plaintiff's win.
Current Employment Position(s):
Of Counsel

Areas of Practice:
Commercial Litigation
Bar Admissions:
Arizona, 2003
U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 2004
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2004
Arizona Supreme Court, 2003
Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Tempe, Arizona, 2003
Honors: magna cum laude
Honors: Judge Mary B. Schroeder Federal Practice Award
Honors: Pedrick Scholar
Honors: Order of the Coif
Honors: Center Scholar (Center for Law, Science, and Technology)
Honors: Outstanding Graduate

Duke University Medical School, 1976

University of Massachusetts, 1972
Honors: summa cum laude

Representative Cases:
Biltmore Associates, LLC v. Twin City Fire Ins. Co., 572 F.3d 663 (9th Cir. 2009)
Addington v. US Airline Pilots Ass'n , 2009 WL 2169164 (D. Ariz. 2009)
Addington v. US Airline Pilots Ass'n, 588 F. Supp.2d 1051 (D. Ariz. 2008)
Garza v. Swift Transp. Co., Inc., 222 Ariz. 281, 213 P.3d 1008 (2009)
Valley Forge Ins. Co. v. Sam's Plumbing, LLC, 220 Ariz. 512, 207 P.3d 765 (2009)
In re Southwest Supermarkets, LLC, 376 B.R. 281 (Bankr. D. Ariz. 2007)
In re Southwest Supermarkets, LLC, 325 B.R. 417, 424 (Bankr. D. Ariz. 2005)
In re Southwest Supermarkets, LLC, 315 B.R. 565 (Bankr. D. Ariz. 2004)
Lubin v. Thomas, 213 Ariz. 496, 144 P.3d 510 (2006)
Honors and Awards:
Teacher of the Year at Scottsdale Healthcare, 2000 - Present

Selected for inclusion in Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships:
State Bar of Arizona, Arizona State Bar Committee On The Rules Of Professional Conduct

Arizona Medical Association

Maricopa County Medical Society

Past Employment Positions:
Scottsdale PHO, Board

Honorable Barry G. Silverman, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Clerkships

U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, 1979 - 1981

Birth Information:
1951, Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America

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