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David M. Jacobson

David M. Jacobson

Associate

David Jacobson is an associate in the Litigation Department. He focuses on complex commercial litigation and regulatory investigations.

David maintains an active pro bono practice. His pro bono matters include defending a nonprofit school in a state court commercial litigation and the City of New York in various actions in state and federal court.

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Amended Rule 34: No Boilerplate Objections, but Specificity Remains a Question

Amended in December alongside many other rules in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 34(b)(2)(B) now requires that objections to document requests be stated with “specificity.” The early applications of the amended rule demonstrate that boilerplate objections will not stand, but courts have yet to answer more nuanced questions regarding the level of specificity … Continue Reading
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