Jacob Schriner-Briggs is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department, focusing his practice on media and entertainment law matters. He has extensive experience drafting briefs, conducting legal research, and communicating with clients and opposing counsel. As a legal intern at the firm in 2020, Jacob worked on Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) access update and the Media Law Resource Center’s (MLRC) D.C. and Colorado defamation updates. He also assisted the firm’s work on behalf of Jessica Denson in her lawsuit against the campaign of then-President Donald Trump.
Prior to Ballard Spahr, Jacob served as Student Director at Yale Law School’s Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic where he mentored younger students, contributed to a U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief regarding gerrymandering and the First Amendment, and argued before the First Circuit.
Yale Law School (J.D. 2021)
Articles Editor, Yale Journal of Law and Humanities
Contributing Editor, Yale Law and Policy Review
Youngstown State University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2017)