Loren Jacobson

Of Counsel

Loren Jacobson serves as of counsel at Waters Kraus & Paul in the firm’s Dallas office, and she is an assistant professor of Law at UNT Dallas College of Law. Loren’s practice focuses mainly on qui tam whistleblower cases and appellate matters. In her qui tam cases, Loren represents whistleblowers who have uncovered fraud against the government in the pharmaceutical, medical device, hospice and nursing home, government contracting, and construction industries, among other areas. She has achieved government or state intervention in many of her qui tam cases, and her clients have been part of several large Department of Justice settlements against pharmaceutical companies.

In her appellate practice, Loren has written briefs that have been submitted to appellate courts around the country, including the supreme courts of Texas, Michigan, and Washington. She has also prepared a petition for certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court and has argued appeals before state and federal appellate courts in Texas, Maryland, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania.

Loren graduated magna cum laude from Yale University with a bachelor’s degree. She has a master of philosophy degree in European literature from Cambridge University, and a Juris Doctorate from Columbia Law School, where she served as an editor of the Columbia Law Review. After graduating from law school, Loren served as a law clerk to the Honorable Alvin K. Hellerstein of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and the Honorable Wilfred Feinberg of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Loren is licensed to practice in New York and Texas.

Areas of Practice

  • Qui Tam Whistleblower/Government False Claims Act Litigation
  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Toxic Tort
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Appellate

Pro Bono & Community Service

  • Authored amicus brief on behalf of the Anti-Defamation League in Barr v. City of Sinton (Supreme Court of Texas)
  • Drafted position letter to Texas Attorney General on bible study law on behalf of the Anti-Defamation League

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2005
  • New York, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2005
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2007
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2012


  • Columbia Law School, New York, New York, J.D., 2002
  • Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, M. Phil., 1997
  • Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, B.A., magna cum laude, 1996

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
    • Chair of Qui Tam Litigation Group, 2010-2013
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Taxpayers Against Fraud
  • Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas
    • Board Member
  • Anti-Defamation League, North Texas/Oklahoma Region
    • Board Member
  • The Levine Academy, Dallas, Texas
    • Board Member

Honors & Awards

  • Selected for recognition on the Texas Rising Stars list, published by Thomson Reuters, Legal, 2013
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Yale University
  • James Kent Scholar, Columbia Law School, 2001-2002
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Columbia Law School, 1999-2001

Other Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Law, UNT Dallas College of Law, Dallas, Texas, 2017-Present
  • Hon. Wilfred Feinberg, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Law Clerk, 2003-2004
  • Hon. Alvin K. Hellerstein, Southern District of New York, Law Clerk, 2002-2003
  • Articles Editor, Columbia Law Review, 2001-2002

Publications & Speeches

  • Panelist, Advanced Personal Injury – Causation, Texas Bar CLE program, August 2008
  • Panelist, Asbestos Litigation Conference: Cutting Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation, Perrin Conferences, February 2010
  • Co-Author, “Bad Mules: A Primer on the Federal & Maryland False Claims Acts,” Trial Reporter, Journal of the Maryland Association for Justice, Inc., Summer 2011
  • Panelist, New Takes on Common Defenses to FCA Claims, Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund Annual Conference, 2011
  • Moderator, The Nuts and Bolts of Handling a False Claims Act (Qui Tam) Case Teleseminar, American Association for Justice, Dec. 6, 2011
  • Panelist, Hot Topics: Qui Tam Litigation – Pitfalls for the Whistleblower, Pitfalls for Whistleblower’s Counsel, American Association for Justice Winter Convention, Feb. 11, 2012
  • Co-Author, When Money Trumps Trust, TRIAL Magazine, August 2012
  • Guest Lecturer, University of Alabama School of Law, January 2013, March 2014
  • Panelist, False Claims Act Developments, American Bar Association 23rd Annual National Institute on Health Care Fraud, May 2013
  • Moderator, State Qui Tam Litigation, American Association for Justice Annual Convention, July 2013
  • Moderator, What’s the Damage? Assessing the Value of Your FCA Case,” Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund Annual Conference, 2013
  • Moderator, Recent Developments on Damages and Penalties, American Bar Association Tenth National Institute on the Civil False Claims Act and Qui Tam Enforcement, June 2014
  • Panelist, Qui Tam and Whistleblower Laws in Latin America, Inter-American Bar Association Conference, June 28, 2014
  • Panelist, Introduction to the FCA, Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund Annual Conference, September 2014

Loren Jacobson

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