JACOB KLINE focuses his practice on complex financings, including acquisition financings and other leveraged lending, structured financings (including securitizations), second lien financings, mezzanine investments, and CLOs.
Prior to joining Sidley, Jake worked at another multinational law firm in the Finance & Derivatives department. He has additional experience in sports law, entertainment law, and real estate law.
While attending Cornell Law School, Jake served as the managing editor of the senior board for the Cornell International Law Journal. He obtained his Master of Philosophy (MPhil), First Class Degree, at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. He graduated from the University of Chicago with Honors, made Dean's List all four years, and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa in his junior year.