Jacob Steffey

Associate

Orlando
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Overview

Jacob Steffey focuses his practice primarily on counseling private equity funds, public and private companies, investors and individuals in emerging and middle markets, domestically and internationally, with both buy- and sell-side transactions. He has broad experience in a variety of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, equity and debt financings, early-stage corporate formation and corporate governance. Jacob also has experience drafting and negotiating complex corporate and transactional documents. 

Jacob approaches each matter with a creative mindset and offers assistance beyond the traditional legal role to advise clients through their endeavors in both conventional and cutting-edge industries.

Select Experience

  • Represented several private equity groups and portfolio companies in connection with various domestic and cross-border acquisitions in both negotiated and auction scenarios.
  • Represented a multinational manufacturing company in its sale to a private equity-backed platform company.
  • Represented a public energy company in its divestiture of multiple asset packages to a strategic buyer.
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Experience

  • Represented several private equity groups and portfolio companies in connection with various domestic and cross-border acquisitions in both negotiated and auction scenarios.
  • Represented a multinational manufacturing company in its sale to a private equity-backed platform company.
  • Represented a public energy company in its divestiture of multiple asset packages to a strategic buyer.
  • Represented online/mobile sportsbook in its application for a mobile sports wagering license in Virginia.
  • Advised clients across a broad spectrum of industries on various elements of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, including the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

Recognitions and Memberships

Prior Positions

  • House Majority Caucus, Ohio House of Representatives: Legal Intern (2018)
  • The Honorable John E. Hoffman Jr., U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio: Judicial Extern (2017)

Admissions

  • Florida

Education

  • J.D., The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, 2019; Ohio State Business Law Journal, Editor-in-Chief
  • B.A., Economics, Political Science and International Studies, University of Miami, 2016