Mr. Jacob’s practice is primarily focused on corporate governance, business transactions, and real estate transactions, with an especial focus on the formation, operation, and restructuring of business entities. To that end Mr. Jacobs has experience in handling matters relating to corporate formation, equity financing, commercial transactions, and general advisory work.
Mr. Jacobs also works closely with clients in negotiating, drafting, and evaluating all aspects of real estate transactions, including the leasing, purchase, and sale of single and/or multi-tenant office, warehouse, and industrial spaces.
Prior to joining The Opus Law Firm, Mr. Jacobs served as a corporate associate at a prominent boutique Philadelphia law firm where he worked primarily with start-ups and closely held businesses. In that capacity he worked closely with clients in the negotiation, evaluation, and drafting of corporate bylaws, certificates of incorporation, shareholders agreements, limited liability company agreements, intellectual property assignments, SAFE instruments, preferred stock proposals, convertible notes, restricted and/or phantom stock proposals, and incentive compensation plans.
Mr. Jacobs serves as counsel to companies from a variety of industries, including those in the commercial real estate, maritime, energy, and technology sectors, and at all stages of development, from the start-up to the established company. He has a particular affinity for assisting start-ups navigate early-stage formation, including initial seed capital raises and Series A financing.
While Mr. Jacobs represents clients on matters nation-wide, he has particular expertise in assisting clients in navigating Delaware law, including the Delaware General Corporate Law (“DGCL”), the Delaware Revised Uniform Partnership Act (“DRUPA”), and the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act (“DLLCA”).