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Jacob assists clients with patent prosecution and other intellectual property matters.

Jacob was drawn to the legal profession because of his love for problem-solving, finding answers to complex questions, and serving others. His passion for reading, writing, and learning new things makes him a perfect fit for the ever-evolving field of law.

Before law school, Jacob earned an MBA, which allows him to understand his work from a business perspective—helping him relate to clients, understand their goals, and prioritize strategies that offer the greatest return on investment.

Jacob’s interest in intellectual property law stems from his natural curiosity and desire to learn about new industries, products, and technologies. His undergraduate studies in astrophysics also contribute to his work as an IP attorney, allowing him to bring technical knowledge and problem-solving skills to his practice.

As a law student, Jacob gained valuable experience as an executive editor for the Wake Forest Law Review, a moot court competitor, and a participant in the appellate advocacy clinic. These experiences honed his legal writing and research skills, improved his public speaking, and provided him with early opportunities to work on behalf of respected legal scholars and real-world clients.

At Husch Blackwell, Jacob focuses on patent prosecution as well as copyright and trademark matters. Known for his work ethic and his ability to listen and see things from others’ perspectives, Jacob strives to be a trusted advisor to clients, providing thoughtful, honest, and straightforward advice.



  • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law
    • magna cum laude
    • Wake Forest Law Review, Executive Editor
    • Order of the Coif
    • Order of Barristers
  • M.B.A., University of Alabama
    • Concentration: Business Analytics
  • B.S., University of Alabama
    • Physics: Astrophysics Track
    • cum laude


  • Missouri
Outside the Office

Jacob loves to stay active. A lifelong tennis player, he plays both recreationally and competitively and, prior to law school, spent six years coaching juniors and adults of all levels. He also enjoys distance running, triathlons, weightlifting, and yoga.

Jacob also likes to read and play chess—his favorite stationary game—both in person with friends and via He names George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones series, Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut, Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari, and Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins as a few of his favorite books.