Eric D. Jacobs concentrates his practice in the area of corporate restructuring, Chapter 11 bankruptcy, complex civil litigation, and business litigation. Eric counsels small businesses in restructuring, including reworking corporate governance, finances, and equity structure and represents Chapter 7 trustees and other fiduciaries in fraudulent transfer litigation and other avoidance actions. Additionally, he represents creditors and debtors in collection matters, garnishment proceedings, and proceedings supplementary. Eric also has significant experience representing debtors and creditors in discharge actions under both sections 523 and 727 of the Bankruptcy Code.
Prior to joining the firm, Eric was an associate with two boutique chapter 11 firms in the Tampa Bay area, where he gained experience in restructuring, business litigation, and complex civil litigation matters in both federal and state court where he represented both businesses and individuals. Eric also served as a judicial intern for the U.S. Chief Bankruptcy Judge Alexander Paskay.
Eric is a member of the American Bar Association, the Hillsborough County Bar Association, and the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association ("TBBA"), where he is a volunteer at the TBBA pro-bono clinic assisting pro se individuals through the bankruptcy process. He is also an active member of the Jewish Community Center of the Cohn Campus.
Eric is a member of The Florida Bar and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida. He received his juris doctor, with honors, from Stetson University School of Law. While in law school, he was a member of the American Bar Association's and was a semi-finalist at the AAJ 2009 Civil Trial Competition. He received his bachelor of science in political science, with honors, from Florida State University, where he was the president of Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity and was a member of Florida States' student government.
- Business Litigation
- Complex Civil Litigation
- Corporate Restructuring
- Florida, 2010
- U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2010
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
- Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida
- Honors: With Honors
- Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
- B.S., Bachelor of Science - 2006
- Honors: With Honors
- Major: Political Science