5151 San Felipe
Houston Texas 77056
United States of America
Office Telephone: +1 (713) 917 0888
Office Fax: +1 (713) 953 9470
Direct Dial (Houston): (713) 706-4904
Mobile: +1 (713) 299-8173
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Jacob handles complex litigation involving the insurance, energy, and transportation sectors. His practice extends to oilfield losses, risk allocation, trucking and aviation losses as well as representing entities engaged in regulatory investigations arising from energy exploration and production activities.
Jacob also represents U.S. and London-based insurers in coverage litigation relating to numerous policy wordings. In 2014 he seconded with a leading global specialty lines insurer where he gained greater understanding of North American property, energy, aviation and casualty claims, which affords him a unique perspective from which to advise clients on coverage concerns and extra-contractual exposures.
Since 2014, Jacob has been named by Super Lawyers Magazine as one of their "Texas Rising Stars" for Energy and Natural Resources, Insurance Coverage and Transportation/Maritime practices.
Recent work includes:
- Representing major operator in securing additional insurance coverage in excess of $3 million.
- Secured $2.75 million settlement of insurer’s counterclaim against insured for fraudulent claim for coverage under builder’s risk policy.
- Obtained a take-nothing arbitration award for oil field services company alleged to have drilled a dry hole at the incorrect location.
Jacob is admitted to practice in Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, multiple U.S. District Courts in Texas and Colorado, and is a Texas Bar Foundation Fellow.