Aaron Jacobs

Aaron Jacobs (he/him) is a 2L from the Philadelphia area. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 2017, where he majored in Government as well as Public Policy. Before starting law school, Aaron served as an AmeriCorps Member in Birmingham, Alabama, worked as the field director for a 2018 congressional campaign in rural Virginia, and prepared free tax returns for low-income families in Philadelphia. Aaron spent his 1L summer as an intern in the Foreclosure Prevention Unit of the New York Legal Assistance Group. At CLS, he is on the boards of the ACLU, the Native American Law Students Association (NALSA), the Environmental Law Society (ELS), and the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF). Aaron competed as a member of the NALSA Moot Court team at its competition in Berkeley, CA in February (just before COVID) and is a staff editor for the Columbia Human Rights Law Review. In his free time, Aaron enjoys classical music, cooking vegan meals, and re-watching The Office.