Jacob S. Feldman, Esq., is a partner in the law firm of Frazer & Feldman, LLP. He received his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and his B.A. (cum laude) from Brooklyn College. Mr. Feldman is admitted to practice law in the State Courts of New York, the United States Supreme Court, the Second Circuit and the Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals, the Court of Federal Claims, and the Southern and Eastern District Courts of New York. He has handled the defense of public school districts in major federal and state litigation involving civil rights, age, race, disability and sexual discrimination matters, sexual harassment complaints, special education matters, complaints alleging First, Fifth and Fourteenth Amendment violations as related to the collection of school district taxes, and appeals to the Appellate Division, First and Second Departments, the New York State Court of Appeals, and to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. He has handled the successful defense of dozens of impartial hearings and appeals to the NYS Office of State Review and Federal Courts on behalf of school districts.
Mr. Feldman is a frequent speaker and participant in various special education law programs, speaking on topics including, “Developing a Bulletproof IEP”, student discipline, preparation for and defense of impartial hearings and Section 504, conducted by the Nassau County Bar Association, the Nassau-Suffolk Academies of Law, NYSSBA, the Long Island Association of Special Education Administrators, the Council of New York Special Education Administrators, PESI, St. John’s University, and school districts throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties. He is the author of the “Read All About It” column, a monthly compilation of special education cases appearing in the Attorney’s Corner of the Frontline’s Directors’ Website. He received LIASEA’s 2010 Award of Distinction for his special education work on behalf of school districts. He has been recognized annually by Pulse magazine as one of Long Island’s “Top Legal Eagles” in the field of Education Law for the period of 2010-2019 and as a “Legal Leader – New York Area’s Top Rated Lawyers” of 2013-2019 in the fields of education and labor law featured in New York Magazine.
Financial: Jacob Feldman is a Partner with Frazer & Feldman, LLP. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Jacob Feldman has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.