Jacob Spaid is an attorney in the firm’s litigation department.  Mr. Spaid’s practice focuses primarily on business and securities litigation in state and federal courts.  He has significant class action experience, and has successfully represented clients at all stages of litigation, including the California Court of Appeal and the Federal Court of Appeals for the 9th, 2nd, and 5th Circuits.  Mr. Spaid was selected as a Super Lawyers® Rising Star for 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Mr. Spaid is an active member of the San Diego legal community.  He is a member of the Leadership Development Committee for the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, and a member of the Louis M. Welsh American Inn of Court.  Mr. Spaid also is a published author, with an article recently published in the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation.

Mr. Spaid earned his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law where he graduated third in his class.  While in law school, Mr. Spaid was a Senior Editor of the California Western Law Review, and Editor of California Western International Law Review.  Mr. Spaid received various awards while in law school, including Dean’s List, the Diane Ethics Award, the Law Review Outstanding Editor Award, and Academic Achievement Award in nine of his classes.

Mr. Spaid received his M.B.A. from San Diego State University.  He received his B.S. in Business Administration from San Diego State University, magna cum laude, and was elected by the faculty as the university’s top graduating Business Management student.