The founder of Jacobs Law Group, PC, Neal A. Jacobs focuses his practice on matters related to business law, including complex corporate litigation and business divorces and shareholder and owner disputes. From the firm's offices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Voorhees Township, New Jersey, he represents clients throughout the area in a wide range of matters, including squeeze-outs, shareholder claims, ownership deadlocks, venture capital financings and joint ventures.
Mr. Jacobs represents shareholders, privately held companies, entrepreneurs and corporate clients from a variety of industries, including high-technology firms, real estate companies, venture capital firms, gaming companies and manufacturing companies. He also represents clients involved in investment banking and financial services as well as professionals such as architects, engineers, attorneys, physicians and accountants. In addition to litigation, Mr. Jacobs also handles negotiation and arbitration matters for his clients.
In addition to his professional life as a lawyer, Mr Jacobs led a group of private equity investors in backing a technology company. Recently the technology company had a successful liquidity event and exited from that investment.
After receiving a Bachelor of Science in economics from Rutgers University - New Brunswick, Mr. Jacobs went on to attend Rutgers School of Law - Camden and was awarded his Juris Doctor with honors in 1984. Prior to founding Jacobs Law Group, PC, in 1999, he was an attorney at a well-known national law firm. Admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Mr. Jacobs has been admitted pro hac vice in many other states.
Mr. Jacobs is an active participant in several professional organizations, including the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Philadelphia Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Association for Justice. Active in the business community as well, he has served as a Director of the Board of Directors of the Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center and the Small Business Board of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, Mr. Jacobs has received an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.
*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.
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Last Updated: 2/3/2017