AUSTIN JACOBS is a managing associate in Sidley’s office in Houston, focusing his practice on energy-related matters, with an emphasis in renewable energy and transportation sectors. Austin also practices on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, start-ups and emerging ventures, capital markets transactions, and shareholder activism and corporate defense matters.
Prior to joining Sidley, Austin concentrated his practice on finance matters, representing both lenders and borrowers in an array of finance transactions, covering a broad range of industries. Austin’s background before law also includes working in the finance industry as a credit analyst for a regional commercial bank.
Austin obtained his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School and his B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin.