An Associate with Jones Day, Ben Jacobs practices primarily in the area of federal income tax, representing clients with respect to cross-border reorganizations, withholding and reporting obligations, and claims of treaty benefits. He also advises pro bono clients with respect to securing and maintaining tax-exempt status under Section 501.
While in law school, Ben represented indigent clients before the IRS and the U.S. Tax Court as a student attorney with the Janet R. Spragens Federal Tax Clinic, assisting them with tax controversy and collections matters.
LL.M., New York University (2014)
J.D., American University (2012) magna cum laude
B.A., History, Gettysburg College (2009)
Bloomberg Tax Management Portfolios
Tax Aspects of Restructuring Financially Troubled Businesses (Portfolio 541)
This Portfolio analyzes the tax implications when a business chooses to restructure its debts as an alternative to foreclosure or bankruptcy.