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Leading PA Business Divorce Attorney Neal A. Jacobs Discusses ‘Parasitic Partners’

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Jacobs Law Group founder talks about business partners who take more than they give at American Bar Association’s Business Divorce Subcommittee Meeting

PHILADELPHIA (January 2018) – Jacobs Law Group Founder and Managing Attorney Neal A. Jacobs presented “Parasitic Partners” to the Business Divorce subcommittee of the American Bar Association during the Business and Corporate Law Section meeting in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 17.

The presentation focused on the methods for dealing with parasitic partners, those who take more than they give to a business. Jacobs also shared several tactics to approach the problem in different jurisdictions including Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. One of Pennsylvania’s leading attorneys focusing on business divorce, Jacobs was joined by Jacobs Law Group colleagues Matthew A. Cole and Joshua A. Gelman during the presentation.

Jacobs focuses his practice on complex corporate, business, and litigation matters. He devotes particular attention to privately held companies and their shareholder and member relations. Jacobs also handles complex corporate matters involving the rights and obligations of management and the various classes of equity holders and lenders. He is frequently called upon to solve deadlocks and disputes between ownership groups and to help find business-oriented solutions to joint ownership matters. Jacobs provides counsel and representation to privately held companies, founders, entrepreneurs, major and minority shareholders, and private equity funds and venture capital companies.

He is a graduate of Cook College, Rutgers University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics and the Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, where he received his J.D. with honors.

About Jacobs Law Group PC – Jacobs Law Group, PC ( is a boutique litigation law firm based in Philadelphia, with an office in Marlton, New Jersey. With the mission to provide a fresh alternative to the traditional large, national law firms, the firm was designed to meet the critical corporate law and litigation needs of middle-market companies and entrepreneurs. The firm’s legal services are offered in a holistic approach, which includes practical advice and counsel built on an understanding of the specific needs of each client.

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