Robert Jacobs is a full time neutral with more than 30 years of litigation experience.  He brings to his mediations a keen intellect, superior analytical skills and an ability to perceive and quickly identify the key legal and factual points on which cases turn.  He treats parties and counsel professionally and with respect, but he is unyielding in his drive to reach settlement.  Counsel who mediate with him find him to be quick on his feet and resourceful in forging resolutions.  Parties who mediate with him appreciate his personable yet powerful style. Most counsel who mediate with him welcome the opportunity to work with him in subsequent mediations.

In arbitration settings he is respectful yet firm, clear thinking, analytical, prepared, attentive to detail and decisive.  Attorneys who work with him find that while he renders due respect to equity, he considers statutes, case law, regulations and other law as rules to be followed and not merely as suggestions.