Overview

Jacob Danziger focuses his practice on antitrust and complex commercial litigation. He has worked with clients on class actions and consumer cases and has appeared before both state and federal courts. Jacob has experience handling litigation matters from start to finish, including drafting briefs, managing discovery, preparing expert witnesses, and depositions.

Jacob helps his clients refine their strategy and approach when facing a high volume of individual consumer actions. He has additional experience representing clients in patent litigation, including cases in the U.S. International Trade Commission.

  • Experience

    • Secured complete relief from deportation to Iraq for pro bono client in immigration proceedings
    • Successful motion to dismiss complaint in Deppe v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, a case that challenged transfer rules under the antitrust laws.
    • Defeated class certification in Rock v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, a case that challenged scholarship rules under the antitrust laws.
    • Managed electronic discovery issues and large scale document productions in multiple matters.
  • Credentials

    Education

    • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2011, magna cum laude
      Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Note Editor & Associate Editor
      Dean’s Scholarship Merit Award
      Certificate of Merit: Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Mills College, M.F.A., 2007
    • Columbia University, B.A., 2004

    Bar Admissions

    • Michigan
    • California
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
    • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
      • Insights

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        News Release

        Schiff Hardin Recognized for Pro Bono Commitment in Michigan

        Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been named to the 2021 “A Lawyer Helps Pro Bono Honor Roll” by the Justice Initiatives Committee of the State Bar of Michigan.

        News Release

        Schiff Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2022

        Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that 51 attorneys have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2022.

        News Release

        Schiff Wins Compassionate Release for Two High-Risk Inmates Due to COVID-19

        Schiff Hardin LLP recently secured compassionate release and relief from federal incarceration on behalf of two pro bono inmate clients who each suffered from underlying medical conditions that put them at high risk of serious illness and/or death from COVID-19 had they been exposed in their federal prisons.

        News Release

        Best Lawyers Recognizes 59 Schiff Attorneys, Six “Lawyers of the Year,” and 21 Ones to Watch

        Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that 59 attorneys have been listed in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, with six attorneys also being named a “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective areas of practice and location.

        News Release

        Schiff Hardin and Attorneys Named to State Bar of Michigan Pro Bono Honor Roll

        Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that the firm and three attorneys have been recognized by the State Bar of Michigan’s Access to Justice Committee on its inaugural A Lawyer Helps Pro Bono Honor Roll.

        News Release

        Immigrant Client Spared from Deportation to Iraq After 13-Month Detention

        Schiff successfully secured complete relief from deportation to Iraq for a pro bono client who was detained for over 13 months by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

        Alert

        Top 5 Antitrust Issues Facing Companies in the U.S. Today: #5 Intellectual Property

        Decades ago, antitrust enforcement officials developed the “9 No-No’s” regarding patents and licenses. The days of antitrust hostility toward intellectual property are behind us, but renewed tension between antitrust and intellectual property policy seems to be growing.

        Alert

        Olympic Runner’s Antitrust Suit Can’t Clear Hurdle

        An antitrust lawsuit filed by Run Gum, a manufacturer of energy-enhanced chewing gum founded by two-time Olympic runner Nick Symmonds, was recently dismissed with prejudice in federal district court.

        Article

        Right of Publicity Actions Waning Despite Denial of Certiorari

        This week, the U.S. Supreme Court denied Electronic Arts Inc.’s petition for certiorari in Electronic Arts v. Davis.

        Alert

        Hicks v. PGA: Caddies’ Complaint Lands in the Rough

        A lawsuit filed against the PGA Tour by a group of 168 golf caddies was recently dismissed with prejudice by the District Court for the Northern District of California.

        Speeches & Presentations

        • “Monthly Antitrust Update Program for In-House Counsel,” American Bar Association, Antitrust Law Section, Corporate Counseling Committee (Jan. 10, 2019)
      • Awards & Honors

        • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Best Lawyers (2021-2022)
        • A Lawyer Helps Pro Bono Honor Roll, State Bar of Michigan (2019)