Jacob L. Eaton is a partner in the firm's Bankruptcy Department. His practice is focused on representing debtors in Chapter 7, 11, 12 and 13 cases, and he also has extensive experience in representing debtors in out-of-court restructurings and creditors in bankruptcy proceedings.
Jacob has represented large dairies and other farmers in Chapter 11 and Chapter 12 reorganization cases. His knowledge regarding agricultural practices and credit facilities allows him to understand the industries in which his clients operate. He has also represented developers and debtors that own and operate income-producing properties such as commercial buildings, apartment complexes, and mini-storage facilities. He has assisted his clients in successfully restructuring over $300 million of debt since 2008.
Honors and Awards
•BV Rated by Martindale Hubbell Distinguished Rating, 2012-Present
•Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb & Kimball, LLP., 2005-Present
•Legislative Research and General Counsel for the Utah State Legislature, Intern, 2003 - Present
•Legislative Research Commission, Kentucky General Assembly, Judiciary Committee, Graduate fellow, 2004 - 2005
•Jacob Eaton, Note, The Threatened and Endangered Species Recovery Act, The Wildlife Extinction Bill”?, 20 J. Nat. Resources & Envtl. L. 259, 2006
Certified Legal Specialties
•Certified Specialist Bankruptcy Law, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization