I am a business attorney with an extensive tax background who thrives on bringing value to my clients by approaching each issue comprehensively.

Jake is a member of the firm’s Business & Corporate Law Group, focusing his practice on a variety of legal and business matters for closely held and publicly traded entities across several different industries, including manufacturing, construction, telecommunications, and emerging technologies. Jake has a wide array of experience in transactional matters, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, tax planning and compliance, audit defense, and reverse tax audits.   

Prior to joining Howard & Howard, Jake served as a tax consultant for a large international CPA firm working regularly with Fortune 500 companies to address their business needs.


Business & Corporate

Our business is business–your business. We offer vast experience in a full array of corporate legal services.



  • University of Illinois Chicago School of Law
    • LL.M., Taxation
  • Mercer University
    • J.D.
    • Certificate in Corporate Finance, via M.B.A. Curriculum
  • Indiana University
    • B.A., Political Science; Secondary Emphasis in Economics & Business Minor


  • American Bar Association
    • Taxation Section
  • Tennessee Bar Association
    • Taxation Section
  • Illinois Bar Association
    • Taxation Section


  • Illinois, 2022
  • Tennessee, 2019



  • North Shore General Counsel Association Meeting, March 9, 2023, co-host.