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Jenner & Block Associate Precious S. Jacobs received the Alumni Trailblazer Award from the Academic Achievement Program (AAP) at New York University (NYU) on November 1. AAP is an NYU program designed to enhance the academic and leadership potential of Black, Latino and Native American students; the gala event at which Precious was honored was held in celebration of AAP’s 25thanniversary. The keynote speaker was Dr. Marcia Young-Cantarella, one of the founders of AAP and the daughter of civil rights leader Whitney M. Young Jr.
Precious is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department and focuses her practice on such matters as bankruptcy, products liability, and complex commercial litigation. She is a 2005 cum laude graduate of New York University. Precious received her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Illinois College of Law.