Jake’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital investments and corporate governance matters. He has experience in a broad range of transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, carve-outs, leveraged buyouts, and venture financings, across several industries, including technology, healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, and food, beverage and hospitality. Jake was chosen to the 2021 Texas Rising Stars List, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters) and was selected to the inaugural edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (Mergers and Acquisitions Law).
Prior to joining Queen, Saenz + Schutz, Jake practiced at Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass in San Francisco, California and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in Palo Alto, California. Jake graduated from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 2013 with a Business Law Certificate, earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Davis in 2009 and is a member of the Texas bar and California bar.
When not practicing law, Jake enjoys playing soccer and spending time with friends and family. Jake participates annually in Cycle for Survival to benefit Memorial Sloan Kettering and has served as a mentor through Oakland Promise.