Ms. Jacobson received her bachelor's degree from Barnard College of Columbia University, where she majored in psychology and graduated with Departmental Honors. She received her Juris Doctor from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and was admitted to the New York Bar in 2019. While in law school, Ms. Jacobson participated in Cardozo's Divorce Mediation Clinic, where she mediated every aspect of divorce. She also served as the Senior Notes Editor for the Cardozo Journal of Equal Rights and Social Justice.
After graduating from law school, Ms. Jacobson was selected for the New York State Excelsior Service Fellowship and assigned to the Department of Financial Services, where she investigated high-profile insurance fraud and consumer protection matters.