Jacob I. Davis


Jacob I. Davis


Jacob Davis is an associate at Foley & Lardner LLP. Jacob is based in the Dallas office, where he is a member of the firm’s Taxation Practice Group.

Jacob’s practice covers general corporate and tax law, including the business and tax consequences of the formation, ownership, operation, sale, purchase, merger, and reorganization of C Corporations, S Corporations, Partnerships, and Limited Liability Companies. He also dedicates pro bono time to assisting tax-exempt organizations with any federal or state tax issues they may have.

Prior to joining Foley, Jacob worked as a judicial intern for Judge Matthew Solomson of the United States Court of Federal Claims and as a judicial intern for Judge Christian Weiler of the United States Tax Court.


  • Member and Board of Trustees for the Congregation Ohr HaTorah

Presentations and Publications

  • Author, “Nixon, Trump, and the Doom of Repeating History,” 33 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 443 (2020)
21 December 2023 Deals and Wins

Foley Represents GuideOne Insurance in $200M Investment by Bain Capital, Creation of Innovative Platform Dedicated to Mutuals

Foley & Lardner LLP served as legal adviser to GuideOne Insurance Company, a leading niche-market insurance carrier founded in 1947, in receiving a $200 million investment from Bain Capital Insurance.
19 October 2023 Deals and Wins

Foley Represents Jelly Belly Candy Company in its Sale to Ferrara Candy Company

Foley & Lardner LLP advised Jelly Belly Candy Company in its agreement to be sold to Ferrara Candy Company.
09 August 2023 Deals and Wins

Foley Represents Blue Run Spirits in Acquisition by Molson Coors Beverage Company

Foley & Lardner LLP represented Blue Run Spirits, an award-winning producer of finely crafted bourbon and rye whiskies, in its agreement to be acquired by Molson Coors Beverage Company.
05 July 2023 Article

Treasury Releases Guidance on the Transition from Interbank Offer Rates to Other Reference Rates with Respect to the Interest Rates of a Foreign Bank

On June 30, 2023, the United States Department of the Treasury published Final Regulations as guidance on the transition from the use of the Interbank Offer Rate to the Secured Overnight Financing Rate.
20 February 2023 In the News

Foley Attorneys Publish Article Examining Redemption Issues with Qualified Small Business Stock

Foley & Lardner LLP Partners Louis Lehot and Raj Tanden and Associate Jacob Davis published an article in Tax Notes Federal titled, “Qualified Small Business Stock: Founders’ Stock Issues.”
29 September 2022 Blogs

Basics of QSBS and its Application to the Energy Sector

One of the lesser-known yet very beneficial provisions of the Internal Revenue Code (the Code) relating to business investment is Section 1202.