Jacob A. Reynolds is a partner of the Firm, practicing mainly in commercial, business, employment, and insurance defense litigation. He is admitted to practice in Nevada.
Jacob attended Brigham Young University for his undergraduate studies where he completed a double major in Philosophy and Economics. Jacob’s academic focus as an undergrad was econometrics and logic. Upon graduation, Jacob attended the Institute for Humane Studies at Princeton University. Jacob then attended law school at the J. Reuben Clark Law School, where he was President of the Federalist Society, received the Faculty Award for Meritorious Service and Distinguished Service, participated actively in the American Inns of Court (Court I), was an Executive Editor for the Journal of Public Law, and served as the Symposium Director for a published Symposium on the Proposed Federal Gay Marriage Amendment. During law school, Jacob completed two externships with federal judges: Judge Lloyd D. George (Las Vegas) and Judge David Sam (Salt Lake City). Jacob also authored or co-authored four publications in academic journals.
Jacob joined the Firm after a two-year federal clerkship with Chief Judge Roger L. Hunt, U.S. District Court (Las Vegas). Aside from preparing bench memos and orders, Jacob was involved with Chief Judge Hunt’s cases at the Ninth Circuit (sitting by designation) and Judge Hunt’s work on the Ninth Circuit Jury Instruction Committee. Jacob is involved in the community as a member of the BYU Law School Alumni Board, and in August of 2009, he was appointed as the chair of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas chapter has hundreds of attorneys dedicated to ethical practice and serving the community.