Diana Leigh Jacobs

Diana Leigh Jacobs


Bowles Rice LLP

Recognized since 2012

Charleston, West Virginia

Practice Areas

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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Diana L. Jacobs is a partner in the Charleston office of Bowles Rice and focuses her practice on litigation, with an emphasis on toxic tort litigation, products liability, premises liability, class actions and asbestos litigation. She also has experience defending medical monitoring claims. Prior to joining the firm, she was Assistant Prosecutor with the Kanawha County Prosecutor’s Office, and also served three years in private practice.

Ms. Jacobs received her bachelor of arts degree in political science from the University of Toledo and earned her law degree from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond. In 1995, she attended the Summer Law Program at Cambridge University, Cambridge, England.

She is admitted to practice in West Virginia the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia, Pennsylvania, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States of America.

In 2009, Ms. Jacobs was nominated for membership in the Litigation Counsel of American, a trial lawyer honorary composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers.

She has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America (Mass Torts Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants) and named to The State Journal’s annual “Generation Next: 40 Under 40” in 2010.

Location

  • 600 Quarrier Street
    Charleston, WV 25301

Education

  • University of Richmond , J.D., graduated 1997
  • University of Toledo , BA, graduated 1994

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia, The West Virginia State Bar
  • Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Bar Association

Bowles Rice LLP
Headquarters: Charleston, West Virginia

44 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

14 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants, Charleston, WV (2022)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Awards:

  • Named to Best Lawyers in America (Mass Torts Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants)
  • Named to “Generation Next: 40 Under 40” by The State Journal (2010)

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