Cory G. Jacobs

Firm: Blank Rome
Location: Philadelphia - PA

  • One Logan Square 130 North 18th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • Tel : 219-569-5500
  • Fax : 219-569-5555

Cory Jacobs is co-chair, tax, benefits and private client practice group and concentrates his practice in the areas of business tax law and general corporate law. He advises a broad range of corporate taxpayers in the technology, manufacturing, healthcare, energy, financial services, sports, and consumer products industries. He regularly provides strategic advice in matters relating to:

  • domestic and international tax
  • tax-efficient structuring of domestic and international mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, reorganizations, spin-offs, redemptions, and liquidations
  • use of partnerships, S corporations, and limited liability companies
  • issuances of equity-based compensation

Cory regularly represents private equity firms, public companies, family owned businesses, and entrepreneurs. His diverse, multi-industry experience yields a tailored, business-minded approach when advising clients on sophisticated tax issues. Cory has taught numerous corporate and partnership tax classes at Rutgers Camden Law School and Villanova University School of Law. His tax practice is enhanced by his CPA experience as a senior tax consultant in Deloitte & Touche’s international and domestic tax practices.

Chambers USA notes that Cory is “praised by clients for his ‘real-time, actionable feedback and deep understanding of the tax code'” and that he is described as a “very practical straight shooter who tries to help you try and solve problems as best he can.”

Outside the Firm

Cory served on the Board of Directors of the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He also served on the Board of Managers for the Katz Jewish Community Center in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, and is the former vice chairman of the JCC Camps in Medford, New Jersey.

Blank Rome

Blank Rome is an Am Law 100 firm with 13 offices and more than 600 attorneys and principals who provide a full range of legal and advocacy services to clients operating in the United States and around the world.

Our professionals are widely recognized for their leading knowledge and experience across a broad spectrum of industries, as well as their dedication to diversity and inclusion initiatives and pro bono work.

But what really sets us apart is our investment in client relationships—our unwavering commitment to understanding their businesses, the around-the-clock access we provide, and our nimble and customized delivery of services. We treat your goals, ideas, and objectives as our own and fight fiercely for resolutions that are in your best interest. This promise goes deeper than words. It is our creed, adopted and held true at all levels, starting at the very top.