Jacob Nielsen joined Ropes & Gray in 2021 as a law clerk in the tax, employment & benefits practice group. During law school, Jacob served as a judicial intern for the Massachusetts Superior Court and worked as a research assistant focusing on the taxation of financial instruments. He also received an LL.M in Taxation and was a member of the Boston University Law Review.
- Jacob Nielsen, “Textualism Without Tax Shelters: A Proposal for Integrating Judicial Anti-Abuse Doctrines with Textualism,” Boston University Law Review (September 2021)
- LLM (Taxation), Boston University School of Law, 2021; Received the Graduate Tax Program Academic Achievement Award
- JD, summa cum laude, Boston University School of Law, 2021; Staff, Boston University Law Review; Received the Alumni Academic Achievement Award
- MTS (Theological Studies), Villanova University, 2018
- BA (Philosophy), summa cum laude, Eastern University, 2015