Jacob Guinn

Associate Partner

Jacob Guinn

Associate Partner

Jacob began his career in public accounting, obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and MBA in Finance before pivoting to law, where he received his J.D. from the University of Tennessee in 2007.  Jacob has spent the last ten years focusing primarily on corporate law, with a current specialization in ERISA compliance and plan design consultation for clients with retirement and health and welfare benefit plans. Jacob also has experience in contract negotiation and review, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate accounting from his time as in-house counsel with one of the largest retailers in the country. Jacob is excited to about the world of executive search and utilize his business acumen to assist in the growth of Arete.

Outside of the office, Jacob, a diehard Tennessee football fan, enjoys spending time with his daughter and playing live trivia.