Jacob Black is an attorney whose broad-based practice encompasses the areas of business and commercial transactions as well complex business litigation in state and federal courts. As part of his transactional practice, he negotiates and drafts contracts and represents clients in business entity formation and organization, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, business financing, and real estate leasing, sales, development and financing transactions. He also counsels clients on corporate governance and compliance matters.
Jacob graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in letters from the University of Oklahoma and with highest honors from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, where he was awarded the Nathan Scarritt Prize for the highest academic record in his graduating class and was named to the Order of the Coif.
While in law school, Jacob served as an editor of the Oklahoma Law Review, was a member of Phi Delta Phi and the Board of Advocates, served as a student research assistant and OU Law Library reference assistant, and was the recipient of numerous scholarships and honors, including the Comfort Scholarship, S.T. Bledsoe Memorial Prize, James F. Hawes Cup, Robert B. Looper Memorial Scholarship, Gene H. & Jo Ann Sharp Law Review Award, and 5 American Jurisprudence Awards. He also studied abroad as part of the law school’s Chinese Law Summer Program and Oxford Summer Program worked as a pro bono legal intern for the Oklahoma Indigent Defense System and The Council on American-Islamic Relations.
Jacob worked at Mammoth Electronics as an inventory specialist and The University of Oklahoma as a program specialist before attending the University of Oklahoma College of Law. In his role at the University of Oklahoma, he assisted in securing a $2.95 million grant award from the John Templeton Foundation.Download Bio (PDF)
Professional Organizations and Memberships
- Oklahoma Bar Association