Jacobsen, Jack E.

Jack E. Jacobsen

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Jack Jacobsen is Co-Chair of Locke Lord’s Corporate and Transactional Department. He has substantial experience in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and leveraged transactions, recapitalizations, public securities offerings, bank and mezzanine financings and oil and gas transactions. He works with institutional investors, private equity groups and sponsors in buyout transactions, investments and other financing transactions and public companies on securities law compliance, reporting and disclosure requirements.

Jack Jacobsen is Co-Chair of Locke Lord’s Corporate and Transactional Department. He has substantial experience in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and leveraged transactions, recapitalizations, public securities offerings, bank and mezzanine financings and oil and gas transactions. He works with institutional investors, private equity groups and sponsors in buyout transactions, investments and other financing transactions and public companies on securities law compliance, reporting and disclosure requirements.

Jack also represents public companies in equity and debt offerings and acquisitions. He also is experienced guiding clients through Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

Jack’s experience includes the representation of:

  • Clients in acquisitions of public and private companies through purchase agreements, mergers and tender offers
  • Private equity funds in acquisitions and investments through leveraged recapitalizations and management buyouts
  • Companies in initial public offerings and secondary offerings
  • Companies in the issuance of senior notes through shelf registrations and in Rule 144A offerings
  • Companies in recapitalizations involving mezzanine debt and preferred equity
  • Clients in purchases and sales of businesses through Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings
  • Companies with respect to obtaining and refinancing of senior credit facilities
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Education
  • J.D., University of Kansas School of Law, 1987

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  • B.S., Accounting, magna cum laude, University of Missouri, 1984
Bar Admissions
  • Texas
Professional Affiliations
    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, State Bar of Texas, Business Law Section
    • Member, Dallas Bar Association
    • Member, American College of Investment Counsel
    • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
Awards & Recognitions
    • Named, The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law (2014-2021)
Professional History
    • Partner, Locke Lord LLP