Jacob I. Weddle was born and raised in Frederick County, Maryland. He earned his B.S. in Environmental Science and Policy summa cum laude from the University of Maryland at College Park. Jake earned his J.D. cum laude from The University of Baltimore School of Law.
In 2006, Jake began working at Gordon & Simmons as a law clerk. From 2007 through June 2013, Jake continued with the firm as an associate. In July 2013, Jake became a member of Gordon & Simmons.
Jake represents individual and corporate clients in a wide variety of matters in state and federal courts at both the trial court and appellate court levels. Jake is admitted to practice law in all Maryland courts, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Jake has tried several cases in the District and Circuit Courts of Maryland, and has twice been on the winning side as second chair in complex jury trials before the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. For the cases that do not make it to trial, Jake has negotiated favorable settlements for a number of his clients on a variety of subject matters.
Jake has been repeatedly nominated by his peers, as confirmed by independent third-party review, as a leading attorney in the in the area of Civil Litigation. Jake was named a Maryland “Super Lawyer” for 2021. This honor follows Jake’s selection in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 as a Super Lawyer’s “Rising Star.”
Away from the office, Jake enjoys spending time with his wife and son. Jake is also an avid sportsman enjoying baseball, golf and skiing.