Jacob joined the Sabin Center in September 2021 as a 2021–22 Climate Law Fellow. His work at the Sabin Center includes the Renewable Energy Legal Defense Initiative, the Climate Attribution Database, the Climate Reregulation Tracker, the New York State and City Climate Law Trackers, and submitting comment letters on administrative proceedings.
Jacob graduated from Columbia Law School in 2021, where he was awarded the Alfred S. Forsyth Prize for dedication to the advancement of environmental law. While there, Jacob participated in the Environmental Law Clinic and served as the Managing Online and Symposium Editor for the Columbia Journal of Race and Law. His student Note, Environmental Justice and Pennsylvania’s Environmental Rights Amendment: Applying the Duty of Impartiality to Discriminatory Siting, was published in Volume 11 of the Columbia Journal of Race and Law. He holds a B.A. from the University of Chicago.