Jacob E. Hasler

Associate

302.651.7632
302.498.7701 (fax)
hasler@rlf.com

Jacob Hasler focuses on matters involving Delaware corporations and related issues of fiduciary duty, corporate governance, and corporate law arising in a variety of transactional and operational contexts, including entity formation, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, capital-raising transactions, payment of dividends, and stockholder meetings. Jacob’s practice also includes representing special committees in conflict-of-interest transactions and rendering legal opinions on Delaware corporate law issues.

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  • Delaware counsel to General Electric in connection with the sale of its financial services business and its corresponding restructuring
  • Delaware counsel to Inteliquent, Inc. in connection with its sale to private equity firm GTCR LLC for approximately $800 million
  • Delaware counsel to Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. in connection with its tender offer to purchase cloud-based security company Intralinks Holdings, Inc. for $821 million
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Jacob Hasler focuses on matters involving Delaware corporations and related issues of fiduciary duty, corporate governance, and corporate law arising in a variety of transactional and operational contexts, including entity formation, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, capital-raising transactions, payment of dividends, and stockholder meetings. Jacob’s practice also includes representing special committees in conflict-of-interest transactions and rendering legal opinions on Delaware corporate law issues.

In law school, Jacob served as editor-in-chief of the Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law and as an editor for the Virginia Law Review.

Experience

  • Delaware counsel to General Electric in connection with the sale of its financial services business and its corresponding restructuring
  • Delaware counsel to Inteliquent, Inc. in connection with its sale to private equity firm GTCR LLC for approximately $800 million
  • Delaware counsel to Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. in connection with its tender offer to purchase cloud-based security company Intralinks Holdings, Inc. for $821 million
  • Delaware counsel to Camping World Holdings, Inc. in connection with its Up-C structure IPO
  • Represented the special committee of a Texas-based exploration and production company in connection with multiple divestitures of midstream and upstream assets worth $500 million
  • Advised a private equity firm on the exercise of its drag-along rights in connection with the sale of a majority-owned portfolio company
  • Drafted a stockholders agreement in connection with a client’s purchase of a 90% equity interest in a high-precision medical device and weaponry components manufacturer
  • Represented the governance committee of a senior housing company in its abatement of a proxy contest seeking to replace three directors and calling for a spin-off of the company’s significant real estate assets
  • Advised several privately held companies in connection with dividend recapitalizations ranging in value from $150 million to $350 million
  • Advised a publicly traded grocery retailer in connection with its adoption of a stock repurchase program
  • Advised an agrochemical and biotechnology company in connection with its adoption of a proxy access bylaw
  • Advised several charitable organizations in applying for tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code

Publications

  • “Contracting for Good: How Benefit Corporations Empower Investors and Redefine Shareholder Value,” Virginia Law Review, October 2014

Education

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2014
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Brigham Young University - Idaho, 2010

Admitted to Practice

  • Delaware, 2014

Practices

  • Corporate Advisory and Governance

Experience

  • Delaware counsel to General Electric in connection with the sale of its financial services business and its corresponding restructuring
  • Delaware counsel to Inteliquent, Inc. in connection with its sale to private equity firm GTCR LLC for approximately $800 million
  • Delaware counsel to Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. in connection with its tender offer to purchase cloud-based security company Intralinks Holdings, Inc. for $821 million
  • Delaware counsel to Camping World Holdings, Inc. in connection with its Up-C structure IPO
  • Represented the special committee of a Texas-based exploration and production company in connection with multiple divestitures of midstream and upstream assets worth $500 million
  • Advised a private equity firm on the exercise of its drag-along rights in connection with the sale of a majority-owned portfolio company
  • Drafted a stockholders agreement in connection with a client’s purchase of a 90% equity interest in a high-precision medical device and weaponry components manufacturer
  • Represented the governance committee of a senior housing company in its abatement of a proxy contest seeking to replace three directors and calling for a spin-off of the company’s significant real estate assets
  • Advised several privately held companies in connection with dividend recapitalizations ranging in value from $150 million to $350 million
  • Advised a publicly traded grocery retailer in connection with its adoption of a stock repurchase program
  • Advised an agrochemical and biotechnology company in connection with its adoption of a proxy access bylaw
  • Advised several charitable organizations in applying for tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code

Education

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2014
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Brigham Young University - Idaho, 2010

Publications

  • “Contracting for Good: How Benefit Corporations Empower Investors and Redefine Shareholder Value,” Virginia Law Review, October 2014