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Overview

Jake focuses his practice on business litigation, representing corporations, governmental entities and individuals in a variety of civil litigation matters before state and federal courts and administrative agencies.

Specifically, Jake represents technology and communications companies and works with clients in analyzing and advising on the construction and implementation of their facilities, including issues of rights of way, facilities leasing, siting and easement matters. Jake also represents clients in both state and federal courts, appellate courts, and state and federal regulatory agencies concerning disputes relating to controversial installations. He has developed a reputation for securing approvals with minimal delay and expense to his clients.

Jake is a member of Husch Blackwell’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) team, advising clients across a variety of industries on how best to navigate the complex and evolving regulatory framework and attendant legal issues unique to UAS.


Industries

Services

Education

  • J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association, Co-Chair, Newsletter Committee
  • Federal Communications Bar Association, Co-Chair, Midwest Chapter
  • Illinois Wireless Association
  • Wisconsin Wireless Association
Experience
  • Advised wireless tower acquisition company on siting of new communications tower. Representation included obtaining favorable settlement after challenging municipal planning commission in court and negotiating with another wireless carrier to remove existing tower.
  • Served as counsel for technology, data and communications companies in nationwide implementation of next generation technologies, including distributed antenna system, 5G and small cell.
  • Represented NYSE and NASDQ telecommunications companies in complex administrative, regulatory, legislative, commercial and litigation matters.
  • Assisted telecommunications and technology companies in finding successful solutions to handle difficult government regulations, which has resulted in the development of infrastructures supporting emerging technologies.
Community Leadership
  • Friends of the Remington Center Endowment, Board Member