Arent Fox Automotive Partner Aaron Jacoby Named Los Angeles Managing Partner
Mr. Jacoby, who leads the firm’s nationally recognized Automotive group, will oversee an office that has grown in recent years to include more than 80 attorneys spanning the firm’s corporate, litigation, and regulatory capabilities. He will be joined on the firm’s Executive Committee by nationwide Health Care leader Lowell C. Brown.
“This appointment is a great testament to Aaron’s natural leadership and legal talent,” said Chairman Mark M. Katz. “Aaron has worked hard to deliver creative and successful results for the firm’s automotive clients, while building collaborative teams across practice groups and offices that solve a range of complex industry problems. Aaron and Lowell have been important voices at the firm for a number of years and both are well positioned in their new roles.”
As Los Angeles Managing Partner, Mr. Jacoby will help drive Arent Fox’s continued growth—which includes six consecutive years of new records for firmwide revenue—and dedication to exceptional legal work. In addition, he will work closely with Managing Partner Cristina A. Carvalho and the Executive Committee to promote an inclusive environment where diverse talents can succeed and ensure the firm remains a leader in the private bar’s public service efforts.
Over the last decade, Arent Fox’s Los Angeles office has added more than 70 attorneys and a number of market-leading practices, while the firm’s lawyers have routinely worked on high-profile matters. This includes being intellectual property counsel to wireless telecommunications giant Qualcomm, representing the Government of Timor-Leste in dozens of domestic court cases and international arbitration, advising leading hospital systems as the preeminent medical peer review practice in California, and serving as pro bono counsel to the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles.
Recognized by the Daily Journal as one of the “Top 100 Lawyers” in California, Mr. Jacoby will continue to focus his practice on class action and consumer litigation, federal and state regulatory matters, business transactions, and government investigations in the automotive industry. His exclusive automotive industry focus enables him to counsel clients on a variety of operational, regulatory, and litigation avoidance issues, while offering pragmatic solutions to the legal challenges they face.
Founded in 2006, Arent Fox’s Los Angeles office combines a blend of entrepreneurial spirit and traditional practice groups, while working closely with Arent Fox lawyers in New York, San Francisco, and Washington, DC to provide innovative and integrated services across a range of industries and practice areas.