Jacob G. Gelman

Jacob G. Gelman



Jacob Gelman is an associate in Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s San Francisco office. He represents consumers and investors in class action lawsuits and other complex litigation.

Before joining Robbins Geller, Jacob clerked for the Honorable Eric L. Clay, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and the Honorable James Donato, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. He previously worked at an international law firm, focusing on securities and commercial litigation.

Jacob received his Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, in Classics from Williams College and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Yale Law School, where he won the A. Leon Higginbotham Prize for best moot court brief and served as an Editor for the Yale Journal on Regulation and the Yale Law & Policy Review.

Practice Areas


  • Yale Law School, J.D., 2018
  • Williams College, B.A., 2013, magna cum laude


  • California
  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California


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