Jenner & Block

Jacob Tracer is a litigation associate in the firm’s Content, Media and Entertainment Practice.  He is also a member of the firm’s International Arbitration group.  His practice focuses on litigating intellectual property and complex commercial disputes, primarily matters related to copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, contracts and business torts.

Mr. Tracer has represented clients at every stage of litigation, including trials and arbitration hearings.  He also maintains an active pro bono practice that has included appeals, trials and proceedings in immigration and family court.

Mr. Tracer graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in 2006 from the University of California, Los Angeles.  In 2007, he received a Master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.  He received his JD cum laude in 2012 from New York University School of Law, where he received the Judge Abraham Lieberman Award for outstanding scholarship in the area of criminal law, worked as an articles editor for the Annual Survey of American Law, and was a member of the Civil Rights Clinic.

Mr. Tracer also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Jon O. Newman of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the Honorable Ronnie Abrams of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Tracer worked as an editor on the syndication desk of The New York Times.