Mr. Jacobs received his B.A. degree from The George Washington University in 1996 and his J.D. degree from Brooklyn Law School in 1999. Upon graduation from law school he joined the firm as an associate and then became a partner in 2006.
His practice focuses primarily on real estate law, managing transactions involving the purchase and sale of residential and commercial real estate, as well as lending and secured transactions. In addition, he has substantial experience in connection with the leasing and subleasing of commercial space. He also serves as counsel to cooperative corporations and condominiums throughout New York City, including representing sponsors and holders of unsold shares in various buildings.
He is a faculty member of the New York Institute for Continuing Education where he lectures on real estate issues. He also speaks at various top real estate brokerage agencies and has participated as a lecturer at several conferences hosted by the New York State Bar Association.
In addition, Mr. Jacobs practices corporate law, primarily representing public and private companies in general corporate/securities matters, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Jacobs works with private and public companies, investors and broker-dealers in the private and public offering of equity, debt and convertible securities. His capital markets experience includes several cross-border transactions. He has experience in preparing asset and stock purchase agreements, employment agreements, shareholder and limited liability company agreements and licensing agreements.