Orrick Litigator Richard Jacobsen Honored as a Distinguished Leader by New York Law Journal

4 minute read | October.03.2023

Rich Jacobsen is one of New York Law Journal’s 2023 Distinguished Leaders. NYLJ selected Rich based on an extraordinary string of wins on behalf of leading New York and global financial institutions and his leadership of our firm, as Lead Partner for Litigation, head of our Financial Institutions Litigation practice and a member of the firm’s Management Committee.

In a feature interview, Rich addresses the enduring importance of quality, client service, teamwork, sponsorship and mentorship, diversity of perspective and intellectual curiosity.

Asked how lawyers should adapt for the future, Rich emphasized: “We have a greater obligation to demonstrate our value at a broader level and what we bring every day as a team. In our space, that means winning in court.”