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Corporate Attorney

Jake is a member of the firm’s Business and 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. Jake’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, Jake is also co-chair of the Food Law Team. His food law experience includes compliance with FDA labeling requirements and the Food Safety Modernization Act. Jake also has representative experience with agricultural cooperatives and the Capper Volstead Act.



Honors & Recognitions

Michigan Lawyers Weekly©, Up & Coming Lawyer, 2016

Professional Affiliations

Association for Corporate Growth
Grand Rapids Bar Association
Mid America Cooperative Council, Inc.
State Bar of Michigan

News & Publications


Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Bloomington, Indiana
J.D., magna cum laude, 2012
Indiana Law Journal, Managing Editor

Hope College
Holland, Michigan
B.A., Economics, with honors, 2008

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan

Court Admissions

  • All Michigan state courts
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