Jacob E. Hasler

Associate

302.651.7632
302.498.7701 (fax)
hasler@rlf.com

Jacob Hasler focuses on transactional matters involving Delaware corporations, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, and corporate governance 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

  • Represented the special committee of an exploration and production company in connection with its divestiture of midstream assets worth $345 million
  • 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 a healthcare company in connection with a $270 million recapitalization transaction
  • Advised an agrochemical and biotechnology company in connection with its adoption of a proxy access bylaw

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

  • Represented the special committee of an exploration and production company in connection with its divestiture of midstream assets worth $345 million
  • 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 a healthcare company in connection with a $270 million recapitalization transaction
  • Advised an agrochemical and biotechnology company in connection with its adoption of a proxy access bylaw

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