Paul Jacobs

Paul Jacobs

Business Law Firm of Jacobs & Dodds
  • Business Law, Employment Law, Construction Law ...
  • California
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For 38 years, Attorney Paul Jacobs has practiced business law, specializing in business litigation. His legal background includes serving as corporate counsel for Thrifty Corporation in Los Angeles. Thrifty Corporation was the parent company for Thrifty Drug Stores, Payless Drug Stores, Big 5 Sporting Goods, Gart Sporting Goods, Crown Books, Trak Auto and Newman Importing. Mr. Jacobs also served as Senior Trial Counsel for the distinguished law firm of Haight, Brown & Bonesteel. While at that firm, Mr. Jacobs represented many high-profile clients, including the State of California, IBM, Carls Jr., Leviton Manufacturing and the Koll Company.

Mr. Jacobs has a B.S. degree in Business Administration, as well as a B.A. degree in English. He received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of San Diego in 1980.

The Orange County, California business law firm of Jacobs & Dodds represents over 300 companies in business litigation and transactional matters. They specialize in litigated matters involving breach of contract, unfair competition, shareholder/partnership disputes and defending employers in labor matters including PAGA claims and wage and hour claims.

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Construction Law
Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
Insurance Defense
Additional Practice Areas
  • Business Litigation
  • Class Action Defense (wage and hour)
  • Corporate Formation Law
Video Conferencing
  • Zoom
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  • WebEx
  • Does Not Currently Practice Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English
Professional Experience
Jacobs & Dodds
- Current
Senior Counsel
Haight Brown & Bonesteel
Corporate Counsel
Thrifty Corporation
University of San Diego School of Law
J.D. (1980) | Law
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California State University - Los Angeles
B.S. (1977) | Business Administration
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Professional Associations
South Palm Beach County Bar Association
- Current
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California State Bar  # 95241
- Current
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Articles & Publications
New California Laws Effecting California Businesses in 2017
Websites & Blogs
Jacobs & Dodds Website
Torrance Business Attorneys of Jacobs & Dodds
Business Law Firm of Jacobs and Dodds blog
Contact & Map
Jacobs & Dodds
2151 Michelson Drive
Suite 168
Irvine, CA 92612
Telephone: (949) 645-7300
Fax: (949) 645-7305
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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