Jacob A. Sand is a partner in Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department. He has represented clients in federal and state courts across the country as lead and national counsel. Jacob’s practice focuses on complex high-stakes disputes and he has handled a wide variety of matters in that regarding including those arising out of breaches of restrictive covenants, theft of intellectual property, allegations of institutional negligence, employment disputes, shareholder disputes, false and deceptive advertising claims, hacking and cybersecurity incidents, contract disputes and defective products.
Jacob also conducts internal investigations for private companies and government agencies. Jacob takes a hands-on approach to investigating and is personally involved in all facets of the investigatory process from interviewing witnesses to gathering digital forensic evidence. Jacob’s experience allows him to help clients respond to crises by identifying potential risks and developing solutions.
Jacob also counsels clients on compliance issues including cybersecurity, data privacy, risk management, export control, CFIUS and the design and implementation of effective FCPA and anti-bribery compliance. In this capacity, he has administered internal trainings and developed policies, procedures, and best practices. Jacob’s focus is on helping clients design and implement robust compliance procedures which can help a client satisfy its compliance obligations without interfering with its ability to meet its business goals.
Prior to joining Montgomery McCracken, Jacob was a Counsel at a regional law firm and an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia.
Jacob earned his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University.
Cybersecurity and Data Privacy
White Collar and Government Investigations
- Speaker, “The Cost of a Bad Apple: The External Risks of Internal Investigations,” ACC IHCC, April 2023
- Speaker, “New Jersey Special Investigators Association 2021 Seminar,” New Jersey Special Investigators Association, October 2021
- Quoted, “Montgomery McCracken Elects 3 New Partners In Pa., NJ,” Law360, March 2022
- Co-Author, “DOJ targets Crypto-Criminals and names first Director of National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team,” February 2022
- Author, “’McDonnell’ and the Future of Political Corruption Cases,” Connecticut Law Tribune, October 2016
- Selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star list in 2020 and 2021. This list is issued by Thomson Reuters and a description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
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- University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
- Johns Hopkins University
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