Cozen O’Connor: Jacobson, Mark A.

Mark A. Jacobson

Member

Minneapolis

(612) 260-9025

(612) 260-8026

Recent News:

57 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers, 16 Practices Earn Top Recognition in Chambers USA 2019 Guide

Chambers USA, the leading annual guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the USA, has ranked 57 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields in the Guide’s 2019 edition.

Mark has more than 30 years’ experience representing clients in antitrust litigation, investigations and counseling, contract disputes, class action litigation, franchise, dealer and sales representative disputes, appeals, temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions, health industry litigation and regulation, trademark, copyright and patent infringement cases, and other business disputes. Mark represents both plaintiffs and defendants and particularly enjoys tackling complex legal issues that are intertwined with business issues. 

Mark is often retained by referral or as local counsel to guide litigants through Minnesota courts. He has been a member of the Federal Practice Committee for the District of Minnesota, chair and member of the Minnesota State Bar Association Antitrust Section Council, and long-time member of the Minnesota State Bar Association Policy Committee and General Assembly. Mark is also an experienced in mediation, arbitration, and other alternative dispute resolution techniques as an advocate, mediator, and arbitrator.

Chambers and Partners rank Mark a Band 1 antitrust lawyer in Minnesota. Best Lawyers has named Mark its 2019 Lawyer of the Year – Antitrust Litigation in Minnesota.

Experience

News

57 Cozen O’Connor Lawyers, 16 Practices Earn Top Recognition in Chambers USA 2019 Guide

April 25, 2019

Chambers USA, the leading annual guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the USA, has ranked 57 Cozen O’Connor lawyers as leaders in their respective fields in the Guide’s 2019 edition.

Seven Cozen O’Connor Lawyers Named 2019 “Lawyers of the Year” by Best Lawyers in America

August 31, 2018

Cozen O’Connor is proud to announce that seven of the firm’s lawyers have been recognized as “Lawyers of the Year” in their respective practices by Best Lawyers in America, one of the oldest and most highly regarded peer review publications in the legal profession.

126 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to the Best Lawyers in America

August 22, 2018

One hundred twenty-six Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 20 of the firm’s national offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Top Rated Antitrust Litigator Joins the Minneapolis Office

January 08, 2018

Cozen O’Connor, one of the country’s most successful commercial litigation firms, is pleased to welcome litigator Mark A. Jacobson to its Commercial Litigation Department’s business litigation group.

Events & Seminars

Past Events

Government and Private Multidistrict Litigation

September 24, 2018 - Minneapolis, MN

Sports Law for Rookies & Veterans 2018

June 06, 2018 - Minneapolis, MN

Education

  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1987
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, B.A., 1983

Awards & Honors

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Antitrust - Minnesota, 2015-2019

North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2014-2015

Best Lawyers in America, Litigation-Antitrust and Litigation–Intellectual Property, 2011-2015, 2017-2019

Best Lawyers in America, Litigation-Antitrust, Minneapolis "Lawyer of the Year" 2019

Minnesota Super Lawyers, Intellectual Property Litigation and Business Litigation, 1999-2005, 2010-2017

Minnesota Super Lawyers - Top 40 Business Litigation Lawyers, 2003

Minnesota Super Lawyers - Top 40 Alternative Dispute Resolution Lawyers, 2003

Martindale Hubbell, AV Preeminent and Top Rated Lawyer in Intellectual Property Litigation and Commercial Litigation, 1996-2018

Hennepin County District Court, Appreciation & Recognition Award, Pro Bono Services, 2003

America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators

  • Minnesota
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. District Court -- North Dakota
  • U.S. District Court -- Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court -- Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court -- District of Columbia

American Bar Association, Litigation; Antitrust; and Franchising Sections, Member

Minnesota State Bar Association, former General Assembly & General Policy Committee Member; Litigation Section Member; Antitrust Section Council Member, Former Chair, Treasurer, Secretary

Hennepin County Bar Association, Civil Litigation Section

Federal Bar Association, Member

District Court for Minnesota, Federal Practice Committee Member, 2009-2012

The Center for Victims of Torture, Board Member and Chair of Development Committee

Bloomington, Minnesota, School District Gifted and Talented Advisory Committee, Member

Peace Lutheran Church, Church Council, President, Vice President

Peace Lutheran Church, Service Committee, Chair

Groton School Alumni/ae parent Admissions Committee, Member

Morehead-Cain Scholarship Alumni Scholar Selection Committee, Member