JOHN E. JACOBS is a shareholder of the firm who specializes in real estate and other commercial transactions, including the purchase and sale of companies, residential mortgage banking, and finance. Throughout his career, Mr. Jacobs has, among other things, represented mortgage companies in the purchase, sale, origination and servicing of residential mortgage loans. Mr. Jacobs also represents the Michigan Mortgage Lender’s Association. He has negotiated and drafted several laws in the State of Michigan. Mr. Jacobs has lectured at professional seminars on real estate, consumer law, and residential mortgage lending. He also taught Consumer Credit Regulation at Wayne State University Law School and has been the President of three non-profit organizations.
Additionally, Mr. Jacobs has been continuously selected by his peers for inclusion in the annual edition of Best Lawyers in America® since 2009 in the areas of corporate law and real estate law and named as a Top Lawyer by DBusiness Magazine.

Representative Transactions
  • Purchase of Kansas City Mortgage Company
  • Refinance Multi-Family Property
  • Multiple Loans by Community Bank
  • Purchase of Office Building
  • Organization of Property Holding Affiliate
  • Purchase of Apartment Building
  • Development of Residential Community and Golf Courses
  • Lease of Retail Space
  • Multiple Loans by Private Lender 
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN LAW SCHOOL, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1971

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, East Lansing, Michigan, B.A. with Honors, 1968

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