Jacob P. Reitan
Prior to starting his legal career, Jacob worked as an advocate for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. As a part of this work, Jacob founded the Equality Ride and the Right to Serve Campaign. In 2006, Jacob was invited by the White House to be with President Obama when he signed the repeal of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” law. In 2012, Governor Dayton named Jacob to the Governor’s Task Force on the Prevention of School Bullying. For his advocacy Jacob has been awarded the Brian Coyle Leadership Award from the Human Rights Campaign, and he has been named one of the people of the year by Advocate Magazine and Lavender Magazine.
At Reitan Law Office, Jacob joins his brother and his father fighting for the rights of the injured and disabled.
Areas of Practice
- Personal Injury
- Worker's Compensation
- Social Security Disability
- Private Short and Long Term Disability
- Minnesota, 2014
- U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2014
- University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
- J.D. magna cum laude
- Harvard University
- M.A., Master of Arts
- Northwestern University
- B.S., Bachelor of Science magna cum laude