Wayne State University Law School, J.D.
University of Michigan, B.A.

Prior Employment

  • Miro, Weiner & Kramer, P.C., 1998-2004

Bar Admissions

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

State Bar of Michigan

  • Real Property Law Section

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

News & Resources


David Jacob is a partner in the Real Estate department and the leader of the Industrial and Office practice group. He regularly advises and counsels owners, operators, developers, entrepreneurial investors, publicly traded real estate investment trusts and other parties in all aspects of transactional real estate including acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, development, leasing, ground leasing, sale-leaseback transactions, conventional and securitized financings, loan workouts and restructurings, and management agreements involving office, industrial, retail, multi-family and hotel properties and casinos throughout the United States.

David also serves as an advisor to business owners and operators in various industries regarding formation, governance and operational matters


  • Represented shopping center owners in more than $1 billion of securitized financing in transactions throughout the country


Detroit Sports Organizing Corp. Associate Board, 2017-present


  • Board of Directors, 2013-present

Karmanos Cancer Institute

  • Board of Directors, 2007-2017
  • Partners Executive Committee
    • Partner, 1998-2017
    • Executive Co-chair, 2005-2007


  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2013-2020
    • Recognized in practice area of Real Estate Law
  • Michigan Super Lawyers, 2017-2019
    • Recognized as a Rising Star, 2008-2012
  • DBusiness, Top Lawyers, 2011 and 2014-2017
  • Leading Lawyers Magazine Michigan, 2017
    • Recognized in practice areas of:
      • Real Estate Law: Commercial
      • Real Estate Law: Financial