Jacob is a member of the firm’s Corporate Services Team and focuses on areas of corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, private offerings, corporate finance and other commercial transactions. He has experience working with businesses ranging from early stage startups to mature, privately-held businesses of all sizes. Jacob’s representative experience spans a wide array of industries and includes clients such as manufacturers, distributors, food processors, early stage technology companies, and banking entities.
In addition to general corporate services, Jacob is also co-chair of the Food Law Team. Jacob’s food law experience includes compliance with FDA labeling requirements and the Food Safety Modernization Act. Jacob also has representative experience with agricultural cooperatives and the Capper Volstead Act.
Honors & Recognitions
Michigan Lawyers Weekly©, Up & Coming Lawyer, 2016
Association for Corporate Growth
Grand Rapids Bar Association
Mid America Cooperative Council, Inc.
State Bar of Michigan
News & Publications
- Agriculture Blog Post, March 14, 2016
- Startup Blog Post, May 11, 2015
- Deadline Looms for Conflict Mineral Disclosure Requirements: Update for Suppliers of Reporting CompaniesEnvironmental Law Update, May 16, 2014
- Startup Blog Post, January 23, 2014
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
J.D., magna cum laude, 2012
Indiana Law Journal, Managing Editor
B.A., Economics, with honors, 2008
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