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Jacob's Profile

Jacob is an Associate in Maynard’s Government Solutions Practice Group. His decade of experience includes litigation, contract law, and federal agency knowledge such as Department of Defense, Department of Justice, Environmental Protection Agency, and NASA.

Prior to joining Maynard, Jacob served in the United States Army. While there, he was appointed Senior Program Manager for all U.S. Army Environmental issues in the State of Alaska. Alongside a team of over 30 engineers and technicians, Jacob completed sensitive projects in the Arctic and around Alaska, ultimately earning the Individual Award for Excellence for his work.

In his practice, Jacob uses his expertise to focus on all aspects of government solutions, including key areas such as ethics and environmental compliance, as well as procurement and acquisitions. During his years as an attorney in the U.S. Army, he analyzed contract proposals to ensure legal sufficiency and policy compliance from foreign governments, private corporations, and international organizations. He also worked as an ethics program manager, redesigning the program to align with compliance regulations for multi-generational Army leaders and evolving technology.

Jacob earned his J.D. from William & Mary Law School in Virginia. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Construction & Program Management from the University of Alabama and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Alabama A&M University.

Jacob's Publications

High-performance single and Polycrystal-based pyroelectric smart materials for energy harvesting from pavements. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board (2011)

Standard Test Method for Determining the Burning Behavior of Metallic Materials in Oxygen- Enriched Atmospheres. ASTM G125-00 (January 2008)

Properties of Carbon Nanofiber Reinforced Cement Composites for Smart Materials. Alabama Academy of Science Journal (2010)


State Bar: Alabama, Washington, D.C.

  • The College of William & Mary Law School
    • (2019, J.D.)

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
    • (2013, M.Eng. in Construction & Program Management)

  • Alabama A&M University
    • (2010, B.S. in Civil Engineering)

Tuesday, November 22, 2022


Maynard is pleased to announce the addition of an experienced attorney to the Government Solutions Group. Jacob Cain will be resident in the Huntsville office. “We are excited to welcome Jacob Cain to our Group as we continue to expand our practice and deepen our bench,” said Andy Watson, Chair...

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