Jake Seidman

Jake Seidman


(510) 929-4116

Jake represents plaintiffs in product liability and mass tort cases focused on redressing harms of corporate wrongdoing.

Jake graduated from Stanford Law School in 2022 with high pro bono distinction and academic awards in torts, state constitutional law, and criminal procedure. While in law school, he worked on briefs for clients in civil and criminal matters before the United States Supreme Court as part of Stanford’s Supreme Court Litigation Clinic and served as Special Issues Editor and Lead Online Editor for the Stanford Journal of Civil Rights & Civil Liberties and the Stanford Law & Policy Review, respectively.

As a student, Jake pursued his abiding interest in state and local government efforts to reimagine law enforcement through affirmative litigation and justice system reforms. As part of the law school’s Litigation & Policy Partnership with the Santa Clara County Counsel, he assisted with County consumer protection litigation. He also co-authored a Stanford Criminal Justice Center report on non-police approaches to public safety.

Prior to joining Gibbs Law Group, Jake served as a law clerk to Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim in the Northern District of California. He also worked as a Legal Fellow at Public Rights Project, where his work focused on state constitutional litigation combating backlash to local criminal justice reforms.

Jake received his undergraduate degree magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Columbia University, where he double majored in Political Science and Russian Language & Culture. Prior to law school, he worked on jail planning and reforms in the New York City Mayor’s Office.

  • California
  • education+
    • J.D., Stanford Law School, 2022
    • B.A., magna cum laude, Columbia University, 2017