Jacob Eassa’s career in Georgia politics is rooted in diverse experiences that contribute to his unique skill set. His time under the Gold Dome has allowed him to work on numerous public policy issues, advising and assisting legislators to craft and pass legislation to benefit Georgia’s citizens. Jacob provides his clients with extensive experience developing and executing strategies to advocate on difficult issues. Jacob’s understanding of the Georgia political process and ability to shape public policy through his connections with legislators on both sides of the aisle are valuable assets in a rapidly evolving political climate.
Jacob worked hand in hand with Representative Allen Peake to craft and pass Georgia’s first medical cannabis bill through the House of Representatives. Later, he helped pass historic legislation establishing the qualifying medical conditions included in Georgia’s Low THC Oil program. He is well-known as one of the foremost experts on Georgia’s medical cannabis program.
Jacob also has extensive experience with healthcare issues, focusing on trade associations and non-profit health systems. Most recently he worked on a major cybersecurity bill as part of a bipartisan effort to protect the data and personal information of Georgia’s consumers.
Jacob is known as a trusted advisor to both Republican and Democratic legislators. He graduated from Texas Tech University earning a business management degree. He currently attends Georgia State University College of Law and will be a Juris Doctor candidate in the spring of 2019, after which he will sit for admission to the Georgia Bar.