Jacob brings nearly a decade of experience assisting clients in the energy and natural resources industries with a focus on a variety of transactional, litigation and administrative matters.
Jacob has been involved in drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, loan documents, complex commercial agreements and more than 100 title opinions. His experience includes managing transactional deals and cases ranging in size from $5,000 to $300 million. In the area of litigation, Jacob has focused on case management and strategy, motion practice and e-discovery in breach of contract, quiet title, wrongful termination and mechanic’s lien cases. He has handled many administrative matters including assisting businesses in complying with regulatory matters involving land use and energy and natural resources issues in federal, state and local jurisdictions.
Drafted amendments and helped clients comply with a carry and earning agreement involving an investment of $300 million from a diversified holding company in exchange for a portion of seller’s interest in productive and exploratory leasehold interests in ongoing representation
Drafted all critical deal documents and handled negotiations for seller in connection with a $60 million carry and earning agreement for the development of oil and gas interests in North Dakota
Lead associate in the purchase of a $5 million commercial space leased to a NASDAQ-listed coffee company
Represented an oil and gas exploration company regarding a dispute as to the interpretation of provisions to a farmout agreement