Lou Jacobs is a professor emeritus at The Ohio State University College of Law, where he taught employment law, constitutional law, and civil rights law from 1978 through 2003. Upon his retirement from teaching, Lou became of counsel to Marshall Forman & Schlein LLC where he litigates employment, civil rights, and Constitutional cases.
Lou also spent two years as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Ohio, serving as Senior Trial Attorney in the Civil Rights Section. He received his B.A. from Syracuse University, his J.D. from the Washington College of Law at The American University, and his LLM from New York University.
Lou has been elected by his peers to be included in Best Lawyers in America in the field of employment law (1989-2017) and was the recipient of the Legal Education Award from the Ohio State Bar Association in 2002. He has written or co-authored numerous books on evidence, civil rights litigation, age discrimination, and equal employment opportunity law, including the Ohio Rules of Evidence Trial Book (1999) and the Employment Practices Manual (West 1995-2017). Lou is a frequent speaker on employment law at OSBA CLE’s Midwest Labor and Employment Law Seminar.
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