Jacob Felderman



Jacob Felderman is Head of Legal Operations for Tyson & Mendes. Mr. Felderman has in-depth experience handling cases in California and Colorado in many practice areas, including general negligence, governmental liability, professional liability, business disputes, premises liability, product liability, personal injury, and commercial and general civil litigation.

Mr. Felderman has had a successful career as a litigator.  He obtained a favorable jury verdict of 2% of plaintiff’s final demand in an admitted-liability auto accident case in which plaintiff claimed life changing neck and back injuries.  He successfully defended an international produce corporation sued after an alleged food-borne outbreak caused over 300 cases of Hepatitis A and multiple deaths in the Eastern United States.  He has also successfully defended C.P.A firms in suits involving multi-million-dollar embezzlement schemes alleging failure to uncover internal fraud during corporate audits.

In addition to his regular civil litigation practice, Mr. Felderman volunteers as legal counsel for outdoor recreational organizations, where he won a Federal administrative appeal against the U.S. Forest Service.  The successful appeal resulted in opening public lands to responsible recreational user groups, while balancing the need to protect local flora and fauna.  Mr. Felderman served as legal counsel and an expedition team member for National Geographic’s expedition in search of the lost tomb of Genghis Khan.  He is a featured member in the National Geographic documentary, “Valley of the Khan’s.”

Mr. Felderman is a member of the Colorado State Bar and California State Bar.  He earned his J.D. in 2003 from the University of Iowa, where he was a staff writer and Manager for the Journal of Gender, Race & Justice.  He received his B.A. in English with honors from the University of Iowa.  In 1997, Mr. Felderman was a member of the University of Iowa’s Division I NCAA National Championship wrestling team.

In his free time, Mr. Felderman enjoys rock climbing, mountaineering, skiing, and spending time with his wife and two sons.