Jacob Brown

Akerman LLP

A trusted advisor on restructuring and insolvency counseling and litigation, Jacob A. Brown represents secured and unsecured creditors, committees, trustees, and debtors in bankruptcy, commercial litigation, and business law matters. Recognized as a leading bankruptcy lawyer by a number of industry publications, Chambers USA notes he is “a deal-maker and an excellent advocate.”

A significant aspect of Jay’s practice includes workouts and business reorganizations. His clients value his analysis of complex legal and business issues associated with bankruptcy and real estate matters.

Prior to private practice, Jay clerked for the Honorable Jerry A. Funk, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Middle District of Florida.

Education :

  • J.D., Samford University Cumberland School of Law, 1998
  • B.S., North Carolina State University, Chemical Engineering; Pulp & Paper Science & Technology, 1994,

Bar Admissions : Florida; Georgia

Court Admissions :

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia

Professional Experience :

  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Jerry A. Funk, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville Division
  • Process Engineer in Pulp & Paper Industry

Affiliations :

  • Lex Mundi Global Insolvency, Bankruptcy & Restructuring Practice Group, Global Chair, 2018-; Global Chair Elect, 2017-2018; Vice Chair – North America, 2013-2017
  • The Florida Bar, Business Law Section, Executive Council Member; Vice-Chair, 2018-2019; Treasurer, 2017-2018; Legislative Committee Chair, 2016-2017; Bankruptcy/UCC Committee, former Chair
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
  • The Florida Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Local Rules Lawyers’ Advisory Committee for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida (2016 – 2018 term)
  • The Federal Bar Association, Jacksonville Chapter, Member
  • Jacksonville Bar Association, Member
  • The Chester Bedell American Inn of Court, Barrister 2009-2012; Master 2016 – Present
  • Appointed to the Florida Fourth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, 2016-2019
  • Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association, Director, 2001-Present; Past Chairman, 2004-2005; Past President, 2003-2004


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Akerman LLP is located at 50 N Laura St #3100, Jacksonville, FL 32202, USA. You can reach out to Akerman LLP using their phone line 904 598 8630. You can also check their website akerman.com or email them at [email protected].
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Akerman LLP
50 N Laura St #3100, Jacksonville, FL 32202, USA
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