Sue C. Jacobs is a founding partner of Goodman & Jacobs LLP. She represents insurers in insurance coverage disputes, bad faith and defense litigation, including professional malpractice. She also counsels a leading real estate developer and management company in all aspects of coverage and litigation. Sue is a frequent lecturer about insurance coverage and has been an expert witness.
Since 1992, Sue has been the columnist for Professional Liability Insurance for the New York Law Journal. She is the author of several chapters in insurance and professional liability treatises. She is a member of the American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel; and is listed as an Outstanding Womens Lawyer (Insurance) in the 2012-13, 2013-14 New York Law Journal.
She is an active member of the New York County Lawyers’ Association, having served as Treasurer, member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors and Chair of the Insurance and Professional Liability Committees. She received the Boris Kostelanetz President’s Medal in 2012.
She is a long time member of the New York State Bar Association, Committee on Insurance and was a member of the House of Delegates for many years. She is also a long time member of the ABA-TIPS section.
She received her J.D. from Pace University School of Law, her Masters Degree from American University with Honors and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Hunter College, cum laude with Honors in Economics. She is admitted to practice before the courts of the State of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.