Jacob L. Carlton

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Jacob Carlton is an Associate at Miller Johnson. His litigation practice is based on appellate, employment & labor, and civil litigation representing businesses and individuals in commercial, insurance, and ERISA matters.

Mr. Carlton has experience with litigating cases involving a variety of areas of law including ERISA, bankruptcy, copyright and trademark infringement, and collections actions.

Professional Experience and Affiliations

Mr. Carlton served three legal clinics while in law school. The first in 2018 was with the Unemployment Insurance Clinic in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he represented individuals at administrative hearings. In 2019 and 2020, he served with the Veterans Legal Clinic, where he represented veterans in a variety of matters with an emphasis on preventing veteran homelessness. In 2020 he served with the Civil-Criminal Litigation Clinic, where he appeared in a variety of criminal and civil matters.

Mr. Carlton is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, and is admitted to practice in the Federal Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan.


Mr. Carlton was awarded his J.D., cum laude, in 2020 from the University of Michigan Law School. Mr. Carlton earned his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan in 2016.  He is licensed to practice in Michigan.