Jacob S. Edwards

Associate

Jake is native Georgian who represents plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of civil litigation, including breach of contract, fraud, construction litigation, and other business disputes. He also works on appeals in state and federal courts of appeal, including the United States Supreme Court.

404-835-9406edwards@khlawfirm.com

Industries & Expertise

Practice Areas

Representative
Matters

Background

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., cum laude (2017)
  • University of Georgia, B.A., Political Science and Economics, magna cum laude (2014)

Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia (2017)
  • Georgia Court of Appeals (2020)
  • Georgia Supreme Court (2020)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (2021)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (2022)

About Jake

Before joining the firm, Jake clerked for Judge Adalberto Jordan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Miami, Florida and practiced civil litigation in the Atlanta offices of two international law firms.

While attending law school at the University of Georgia, Jake was an Editor of the Georgia Law Review and was a member of the moot court and mock trial teams, winning the Herman Talmadge Moot Court Competition, the South Texas Mock Trial Team Challenge, the Melvin England Mock Trial Tournament, and the J. Ralph Beaird Closing Argument Competition. He also represented clients working in the Child Endangerment Clinic and Appellate Litigation Clinic.

Jake is a member of the National Order of Barristers and, in 2021, was inducted as a Barrister in the Lumpkin Inn of Court.