Jake will lead the firm’s new Corsica office and will focus on agricultural law, including crop insurance disputes, employment law disputes, agricultural litigation, entity selection and general corporate matters, environmental concerns and disputes, governmental regulation, purchase and sale of agricultural property, and taxation issues.
"Jake will be an invaluable member of our law firm," said Senior Partner Scott Swier. “He is well-versed in agricultural law issues and will provide our clients with excellent legal service in our state's most important business."
Jake graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School, where he served on the Environmental Law moot court, and devoted over 100 hours of service to the Minnesota Justice Foundation. Prior to joining Swier Law Firm, Jake worked as a judicial clerk in Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District, serving Hennepin County. Upon completion of his time as a judicial clerk, Jake moved into a position with The Minnesota Project, where he worked with Minnesota farmers on renewable energy and energy efficiency issues.
Jake grew up in Parkston, South Dakota and is excited to be back in the state after living in the Twin Cities for the past 10 years. Jake and his wife Robin recently added their daughter, Rosalie, to the family. His hobbies include music, the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers, and helping on the family farm.