As president of the Louisiana State Bar Association (“LSBA”) Health Law Section, Jacob played an important role in the recognition of health law in the state of Louisiana as a legal specialty. Through his efforts, the Health Law Specialty was approved by the LSBA Board of Legal Specialization, the LSBA House of Delegates and the Louisiana Supreme Court and is now a recognized legal specialty in Louisiana. Jacob also volunteered at the IRB for one of the largest hospitals in the region. Jacob Intellectual Property is also a registered attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and advises clients on a wide range of IP matters, including technology transfer, confidentiality and material transfer agreements. His legal experience also includes in-house collaboration with the Louisiana State University AgCenter in its intellectual property office. Military service Jacob is a proud member of the U.S. Army and currently holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He joined the US Air Force in 2001 and spent 12 years in business. Lt Col Simpson continues to serve with the United States Air Force Reserve Corp since 2013 as Judge Advocate General (JAG). Board Certifications Certified Health Specialist, Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization, Louisiana State Bar Association United States Patent and Trademark Office, Registered Patent Attorney In addition, the LSU requires all researchers (students and teachers) to read and sign the data security form (see link on the right). No application is accepted without the signed agreement. Jacob Simpson is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. He is a board-Certified Health Specialist certified by the Louisiana Council of Legal Specialization, who served for five years as president of the Louisiana State Bar Association Health Law Section.
Jacob represents healthcare providers on a wide range of issues, including routine business matters, compliance with legislation, fraud and abuse, licensing and provider registration. Jacob also focuses on advising clients on legal issues related to human research, genetic research, research grants and contracts, research misconduct and data protection. Jacob`s clients range from large healthcare systems to individual healthcare professionals and include academic medical centers, hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, behavioral health care providers, health management and consulting companies, institutional audit committees (NI), and federally qualified health centers (FQHCs). Clinical Research / Life Sciences Jacob offers global solutions in the field of clinical research, including the revision of complex contracts; negotiations and advice for hospitals, academic medical centres and IRBs; and to enable the people of Louisiana to have access to experimental treatments that save lives. . . .