Jacob F. Kratt - Associate

Philadelphia
Tel: 215-755-0455
Fax: 215-405-2999
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Jacob Kratt concentrates his practice in asbestos litigation, business & commercial litigation, and product liability and toxic tort defense.

Jacob has extensive litigation experience managing asbestos litigation accounts, conducting settlement negotiations and drafting pleadings and motions.

Prior to joining Leader & Berkon, Jacob worked for litigation law firms in Pittsburgh.  Previously, he was a judicial law clerk for the Hon. Ronald W. Folino in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, Civil Division.  He also served as a judicial intern for the Hon. Judith Ference Olson of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.  During law school, Jacob was President of the Federalist Society and a member of the Innovation Practice Institute.

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D. (2013)
    • University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Editorial Board Member and Research Editor
  • Rider University, B.S., magna cum laude (2007)

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia
  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Activities/Awards

  • Allegheny County Bar Association Bar Leadership Initiative, 2014-2015
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2018