Keith A. Jacoby

Keith A. Jacoby


Recognized since 2013

Los Angeles, California

Practice Areas

Labor Law - Management

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Keith Jacoby represents employers in all types of employment litigation, acting as trial counsel and obtaining defense verdicts in both class action and single defendant cases. He has prosecuted and defended theft of trade secret claims in state and federal court and has extensive experience representing employers and insurers in welfare benefit matters governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

Among his notable successes, Keith obtained defense verdicts in a whistleblower/fraud jury trial, a class action bench trial challenging the employment status of 1,000 independent contractors, and a fraud/ breach of contract jury trial. He also defended a major railway corporation in a disparate impact claim challenging a nationwide reduction-in-force.

In non-litigation settings, Keith regularly provides counseling and frequently lectures on sexual harassment avoidance and conducting legal internal investigations of employee misconduct. His clients include:

  • Transportation conglomerates
  • Hospitals
  • Defense contractors
  • Financial institutions
  • Manufacturing companies
  • Media companies
  • Health care clients

    Prior to joining the firm, he served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Stephen Reinhardt of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Contact & Links


  • 2049 Century Park East
    5th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90067


  • Cornell University, BA

Bar Admissions

  • California, The State Bar of California


  • Board of Directors - Westside Neighborhood School - Member
  • Westside Neighborhood School - Legal Chair

Madison, Wisconsin

236 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

130 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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

  • Labor Law - Management


  • Named, Client Service All-Star - BTI Consulting Group, 2011


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