Biography

Biography

Jacob is an associate of the firm whose practice is focused primarily on transactional matters including corporate, partnership, and planning areas, with an emphasis on federal and state taxation.

Prior to attending law school, Jacob graduated from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in History and Spanish, with a Concentration in American Studies. In 2011, Jacob graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center. During law school, Jacob was a Semi-Finalist in the Robert Lee Tullis Intraschool Moot Court Competition, was a member of the Moot Court Board, and was a member of the Judge John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Team during his 3L year. Jacob was named to the Chancellor’s List multiple times, was awarded a Faculty Merit Scholarship, and received CALI Awards for Excellence in Matrimonial Regimes, Jurisprudence, and the Corporate Governance Seminar. Following law school, Jacob received his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law. Jacob is admitted to practice before all Louisiana and Texas state courts.

Education

Education
  • New York University School of Law – LL.M. in Taxation, 2014
  • Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center – J.D./G.D.C.L., 2011, Magna Cum Laude
  • Millsaps College – B.A., History and Spanish with a Concentration in American Studies, 2008, Cum Laude

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition
  • Chancellor’s List
  • Faculty Merit Scholarship
  • CALI Award for Excellence in Matrimonial Regimes
  • CALI Award for Excellence in Jurisprudence
  • CALI Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance Seminar
  • SB Magazine Top Attorney – 2016 & 2017

Activities and Affiliations

Activities and Affiliations
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Shreveport Bar Association
  • Texas State Bar Association
  • The Tax and Estate Planning Council of Shreveport

Presentations

Presentations
  • Faculty presenter for National Business Institute’s – Business Law Boot Camp in August, 2017
Industries/Practices
  • Federal and State Taxation
  • Corporate Law and Transactions
  • Partnership Tax and Planning Areas
  • Estate and Trust Planning
  • Successions and Probate
Bar Admissions
  • Louisiana, 2011
  • Texas, 2013