Staff Attorney

Rebecca E. Jacobs

Rebecca Jacobs focuses her practice on managing discovery efforts and implementing e-discovery best practices in large-scale antitrust, whistleblower, securities, and consumer fraud class actions.

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She also develops and manages teams that perform research and conduct document discovery for the firm. 

Rebecca’s casework includes assisting in antitrust litigation against Keurig Green Mountain, Inc., alleging a monopoly of single-serve coffee brewers and cups compatible with those brewers. She is also actively involved in various class actions against health insurers for drug and equipment overcharges. 

Rebecca has been working with Motley Rice since 2015, where she leverages advanced processing and review technologies to increase efficiencies in cases with complex e-discovery. Rebecca was a member of the team that represented institutional investors as lead counsel in In re Barrick Gold Securities Litigation, which reached a $140 million settlement for shareholders.* She has also contributed to discovery in securities fraud litigation against St. Jude Medical, Inc. and Conn’s Inc.

Rebecca worked as a legal assistant and paralegal in Charleston while pursuing a law degree. She has also completed numerous pro bono hours with programs including Volunteer Income Tax Assistance as well as Adult Guardianship Assistance and Monitoring.

*Please remember that every case is different. Any result we achieve for one client in one matter does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients.

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Education

  • J.D. with honors, Charleston School of Law, 2014
  • B.A., Furman University, 2010

Associations

  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Charleston County Bar Association

Licensed In

  • South Carolina

Casework

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Corporate Takeover Litigation

When directors and officers of a public company decide to undertake a corporate transaction such as a merger, acquisition or leveraged buyout, we work with company shareholders to help maximize share value and to avoid conflicts of interest and corporate waste, providing them with the information needed to cast an informed vote.

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William H. Narwold