Jake focuses his practice on transactional and advisory matters involving energy, alternative energy production, product distribution, intellectual property, information technology, and data privacy. In addition to his mergers and acquisitions work, Jake advises clients on technology licensing and outsourcing agreements and general corporate matters.
Before joining McGuireWoods, Jake was an associate at a leading international law firm in New York. While in law school, Jake served on the editorial board of the Virginia Journal of International Law, was a chair for diversity of the Student Bar Association and was the pro bono coordinator for the Virginia Environmental Law Forum. In addition, Jake interned with the Honorable Jerome B. Friedman, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia.
Representation of Dominion Energy, Inc. in the $13.4 billion merger with SCANA Corporation.
Representation of Dominion Energy, Inc. in the $4.4 billion acquisition, plus the assumption of debt for an enterprise value of approximately $6 billion, of Questar Corporation.
Representation of developer in the project development and sale of a 400 MW wind farm in Fisher County, Texas.
Representation of solar developer in sale of six solar projects located in Oregon totaling approximately 65 MW.
Representation of unregulated utility affiliate as acquirer in connection with the acquisition and development of a 60 MW solar PV project in Currituck County, North Carolina.
Representation of solar developer in sale of two 20 MW solar projects located in Oregon.
Representation of solar developer in sale of 20 MW solar project located in Connecticut.
Representation of solar developer in sale of three solar projects (each totaling approximately 15 MW) in North Carolina.
Represented a United Kingdom based entity in the acquisition of a U.S. based data management solution with offices in India and Ukraine.
Represented oil field services manufacturing, fabrication, assembly and integration company in bolt-on acquisition of oilfield and marine drilling rig power control manufacturer.
Recognized for outstanding work and dedicated pro bono service, New York State Courts Access to Justice Program, the New York County Lawyers’ Association and the New York State Bar Association, October 23, 2014
Pro Bono Honor Roll for Legal Services NYC, 2014
Woodard and Spilman Cover Joint Ventures for 2020 'Getting the Deal Through'
January 10, 2020
McGuireWoods Advises Dominion Energy In Closing $13 Billion Merger With SCANA
January 10, 2019