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Adam W. Jacobs

Attorney

MA Attorney Adam W. Jacobs

Contact Information

Phone: 781-235-5500
Direct: 781-247-8055
Email: ajacobs@wcnllp.com

Attorney Profile

Adam Jacobs is a highly-experienced business and corporate attorney with strong business acumen. Throughout his career, Adam has served as a trusted legal advisor to various businesses, enterprises, executives, entrepreneurs, ventures, institutions and closely held family businesses. Adam has a reputation as a knowledgeable, reasonable, practical and analytical corporate attorney who works efficiently to identify, analyze, and resolve client issues and close transactions. Adam has closed hundreds of business transactions including multiple mergers and acquisitions while addressing and overseeing all legal aspects.

He specializes in working with and guiding family-owned businesses and closely-held businesses as they plan for growth and execute the best family business succession planning strategies.  Adam is responsible for providing general business and corporate counsel to a broad range of businesses. Representing businesses in all phases of development – from organization to exit — he handles a wide range of agreements and matters covering buying and selling businesses, divestitures, limited liability companies/joint ventures, equity investments, corporate governance, business succession planning, entity selection and formation, shareholder agreements, non-solicitation and non-competition agreements, services and consulting agreements, technology agreements, employment matters and severance, non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements, buy-sell and equity transfer restriction agreements and vendor and supplier agreements.

Before joining Wilchins, Cosentino, Novins LLP, Adam served as General Counsel to United Site Services, a private equity portfolio company with operations in over 30 states with over 3,700 employees. Leading the legal department, he drafted, reviewed and negotiated over 50 business acquisitions; served as the trusted legal advisor to the leadership team and various corporate functional groups and divisions including safety and compliance, finance, risk management and human resources.

Adam was previously a senior partner with a Boston-based law firm where he was associated for 19 years.

Honors & Recognition
  • Member of Law Review, Rutgers University School of Law
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate Law
Education
  • Rutgers University School of Law, J.D., Member of Law Review
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University, B.S., magna cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • Massachusetts