Jacob M. Downs is a founding member of Corr Downs who is rated in the Nation's Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel and repeatedly named as a "Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers® magazine. As a Tacoma native and longtime Seattle resident with family on both sides of the mountains, Jake is committed to representing companies and individuals throughout Washington State. He is a recognized leader in his field with an expansive litigation and dispute resolution practice focusing on employment, business, catastrophic injury, and commercial issues.
Jake has extensive experience before state and federal courts and private arbitration. He has obtained favorable jury verdicts for his clients in cases tried in federal and state courts involving fraud, breach of contract, and trade secrets. He has also prevailed in arbitrations involving discrimination, harassment and breach of fiduciary duty. In addition to his trial court practice, Jake defends and prosecutes appeals and has obtained victories before the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Washington State Court of Appeals and the Washington State Supreme Court. Committed to keeping his clients out of court when possible, Jake counsels and advises on early dispute resolution, crisis management, and policies related to equal employment opportunity, Title IX, protection of confidential information, and noncompetition and non-solicitation agreements.
Jake combines his trial counsel experience with his leadership skills as a Former Captain in the United States Army during which time he deployed to Iraq and Kosovo and was awarded the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Ranger Tab and Combat Infantryman’s Badge.
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