Kenneth B. Jacobs Attorney At Law

Kenneth B. Jacobs - Attorney at Law

Jacksonville Managing Shareholder

T 904.598.9929
F 904.598.9109
D 904.632.8472
M 904.534.2955
Jacksonville 50 North Laura Street Suite 1100 Jacksonville, Florida 32202

Dedicated commercial litigator defending corporations, financial institutions, and religious organizations across Florida. Skillful orator and client advocate known for strengths in the areas of bankruptcy, contract disputes, and labor and employment. 

Ken Jacobs is a commercial litigator with extensive experience defending Florida and regional businesses. A dedicated community leader with big-picture vision, he also serves as managing shareholder of the GrayRobinson Jacksonville office. Ken represents large corporations, employers, financial institutions, and faith-based organizations in an expansive range of complex commercial litigation arising from bankruptcy and debt workouts, contractual disputes, labor and employment claims, commercial real estate matters, and class actions.

A persuasive and engaging courtroom advocate, Ken embraces the responsibility of putting his clients’ best interests forward. He works efficiently and creatively to help resolve complex business disputes and avoid the financial and emotional burden of unnecessarily protracted litigation. In addition to his traditional trial expertise, Ken also represents clients in alternative dispute resolution, including arbitrations and mediations. He is highly protective of his clients and accountable to the expectations and practical needs that drive each engagement. Ken takes care of his clients by being accessible, responsive, and providing careful, wise counsel.

As a seasoned commercial litigator, Ken understands the importance of building out experienced teams for niche sector work and multidimensional disputes. He maintains close working relationships with GrayRobinson colleagues in the corporate, intellectual property, labor and employment, and real estate practice areas to provide sophisticated complementary counsel for his commercial litigation clients. As a passionate participant and advocate, Ken has also served in numerous leadership roles within the Jacksonville Jewish community.

  • Recognition
    • Jacksonville Business Journal, Ultimate Attorney - Business and Litigation, 2017
  • Media
  • Affiliations
    • The Florida Bar
      • Business Law Section
      • Labor and Employment Section 
    • Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association
    • Jacksonville Bar Association
    • Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, Board of Governors, 2016-2018 
    • David A. Stein Jewish Community Alliance, Past President, 2003-2006
    • Duke University, Jewish Life at Duke, Board of Directors, 2021-2024
    • Etz Chaim Synagogue, President
    • Jacksonville Jewish Federation, Past President, 2017-2019
    • JCC Association, Board of Directors, 2010-2013 
    • Leadership Florida, Cornerstone Class XXXVIII 
    • Leadership Jacksonville, Class of 2005
    • River Garden Foundation, President
    • Synovus Bank, Board of Directors, 2012-2020
  • Credentials
    • J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law, 1992
      • Florida Law Review, Board Member
    • B.A., Duke University, 1989
  • Admissions
    • Florida
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida