Jacob R. Adams



Jacob R. Adams is a business law associate in Foley & Lardner LLP's Boston office and a member of the firm’s Finance Practice.

Prior to joining Foley, Jacob worked as associate counsel, assistant vice president of State Street Corporation where he managed, drafted, and executed filings with the SEC and NYSE including registration statements, correspondence, supplements, Forms 8K, 10K, N-CSR, N-PX, proxy statements, information statements, tender offers and fidelity bonds. He advised clients including investment fund complexes, ETFs, and business development companies. Before that, he worked as a sole practitioner and provided legal advice to businesses and non-profit entities on all aspects of business and commercial law including corporate finance, corporate governance, intellectual property, securities regulation, alternative finance and consumer law matters.

Jacob also served as a legal intern at Iron Mountain Information Management and was a judicial intern to the Hon. Robert Rufo of the Massachusetts Superior Court. Jacob also coaches alternative dispute resolution moot court teams for the National Law School of India University. 


  • King's College (LL.M., with merit, 2017)
  • Suffolk University Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2016)
    • Double Concentration: International Law with distinction, Business & Financial Services Law with distinction
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst (B.A., cum laude, 2012)
    • Honors: Commonwealth Honors College - scholar with distinction


  • Massachusetts


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04 August 2020
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Key Changes to the Paycheck Protection Program - Updated July 8, 2020
08 July 2020
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Federal Reserve Announces Main Street Loan Program for Nonprofits
17 June 2020
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