Arnold Jacobs

Proskauer Rose LLP

Arnie Jacobs has a broad background in general corporate and securities law with an emphasis on private and public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance. He was called “one of the deans of securities law” by Crain’s New York Business. Arnie was the subject of the first New York Super Lawyers “Brilliant Careers” question and answer page.

He has been listed for many years in Best Lawyers in America, New York’s Top Lawyers, Global Counsel 3000, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the East, and Who’s Who in American Law. He was one of eight New York mergers and acquisitions/securities lawyers profiled in the July 2004 Corporate Counsel.

He also was nationally ranked in Chambers USA 2008-2011, and cited as one of the 31 “Most Valued Players” in the United States in client service by BTI Consulting Group, the premier rating agency for client satisfaction, for 2008 and 2009. The book 2009 Legal (US) 500 listed him as one of 12 “Leading Lawyers” for large M&A deals.

His practice includes representing diverse private equity funds and public companies, and working on public offerings, private placements, venture capital and private equity investments, and mergers and acquisitions.

He twice was a member of Proskauer’s six-person Executive Committee, which governs the firm. As a result of his most recent election to the Executive Committee, he gave up his position as co-Chair of the firm’s Corporate Department.

Arnie is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Cornell Law School, is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Cardozo Law School, and was for 15 years an Adjunct Professor of Law at New York Law School.

While he was Chairman of the Committee on Securities Regulation of the New York City Bar Association, he testified on securities legislation before committees of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate.

Arnie is the author of 25 books and numerous articles on various aspects of securities and corporate law, which have been cited by the U.S. Supreme Court a number of times (most recently in 2011), as well as in hundreds of other cases and authorities. As a result of one of those articles, he holds the world’s record for the law review article with the most footnotes (4,824 to be exact).

Education :

  • Cornell Law School, LL.B., 1964
  • Cornell University, M.B.A., 1963
  • Cornell University, B.M.E., 1961

Admissions & Qualifications : New York

Court Admissions : U.S. Supreme Court

Memberships : New York City Bar Association (Former Chair of Committee on Securities Regulation)

Government Service : U.S. Army, 1965-1967


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