Stanley P. Jaskiewicz
As a Member in the Corporate Law Department, Stanley P. Jaskiewicz assists and advises privately-held and family-held businesses on a wide range of legal matters, including contracts law, secured lending and negotiated acquisitions, Internet and technology law, business matters arising in the practice of medicine, corporate governance, intellectual property, regulatory counseling, fine arts law and foreign law. Mr. Jaskiewicz was elected by his peers as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for 16 consecutive years, 2006 through 2021, in the practice areas of Corporate/Securities Law, Closely Held Businesses and Mergers and Acquisitions. He has also received an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating. In 2021, Mr. Jaskiewicz was appointed to the American Bar Association’s Voice of Experience Board.
He is regularly quoted in news publications on both legal matters, and concerns of families with children with disabilities.
Mr. Jaskiewicz has represented a range of clients, including manufacturers of industrial, agricultural and consumer products, insurance brokerage and other service providers, professional firms, Internet businesses, business executives and entrepreneurs, franchisors, an interior design firm and a fine art auction house. He regularly handles acquisition and divestiture negotiations, shareholder agreements, loan documentation, oversight of general corporate governance and operations, and foreign investment-related issues.
Mr. Jaskiewicz was a Contributing Editor of e-Commerce Law and Strategy, and regularly published columns on technology law issues in that journal and its affiliated publications. Well-respected for his knowledge of corporate law and regulatory affairs, Mr. Jaskiewicz has published articles in many professional journals. His article, “Why the 1% Should Care About Medicaid” was featured on the cover of the Fall, 2018 issue of The Philadelphia Lawyer, the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Quarterly Magazine. His “Minute with a Member” interview appeared in the Pennsylvania Bar News in 2018. He is the author of a chapter in “Inside the Minds: Managing Technology Legal Issues,” titled “Separated by a Common Language: Technology Clients and Their Lawyers,” and of “Trade Secrets, RIP” published in the inaugural issue of The Philadelphia Business Law Insider. He also recently consulted on a trade publication article about its readers’ intellectual property.
Mr. Jaskiewicz frequently speaks to client and trade groups and continuing legal education classes on current topics of interest.
While a student, Mr. Jaskiewicz served as a law clerk for U.S. Magistrate Steven Pepe (Ann Arbor, MI). He also taught in a legal writing program for first year law students, and volunteered in a law clinic providing advice to other students.
Mr. Jaskiewicz is active in several organizations for parents of children with disabilities, and regularly sponsors charity events for the benefit of persons with autism and other disabilities. He has supported the Legal Clinic for the Disabled, Inc. in Philadelphia for many years, where he was frequently the leading individual fundraiser for its annual Stroll and Roll event. In 2007, he was awarded the Legal Clinic for the Disabled’s Strut Your Stuff Award “for 15 years of Dedicated Support.” He was the coach and coordinator of the Challenger Division of Horsham Little League from 2005 until 2016, for which he received the first annual Rotary Club of Horsham Community Service Award in 2009, given to a non-Rotarian who has given time, energy and skills to better the community. He was also President of Tim Academy’s Board of Directors, a nonprofit that provides training to teachers of children with autism, until Tim Academy combined with the Timothy School. He received the Paul Quinn Award from The Timothy School in Berwyn, Pa., in 2019 for his advocacy for children with autism, in honor of an individual who embodies the qualities exemplified by the late Quinn, a parent and respected volunteer of the school known for his giving nature, eagerness to help others and deep sense of service. He is active in fundraising for his alma mater, Saint Joseph’s Preparatory School, and serves on its President’s Advisory Council. He has also published articles in The Catholic Standard & Times in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and on its CatholicPhilly.com website, and in a compilation of essays by parents of autistic children, “Autism: Heartfelt Thoughts From Fathers.” Mr. Jaskiewicz and his son are featured in several chapters of “Get Out, Explore, and Have Fun!: How Families of Children With Autism or Asperger Syndrome Can Get the Most Out of Community Activities” by Lisa Jo Rudy, describing their activities together in religious education, Scouting, and sports. He has also served on his son’s Scout committees, and published an article about his son’s experience as a Boy Scout with Asperger’s Syndrome, “Dad! I’m Going In!” in The May, 2011, Oracle, the monthly E-Newsletter for the Organization for Autism Research. He and his son were featured in a national Boy Scout publication in “One of the Guys: Scout with Autism Mastering Art of “Hanging Out”, and is the proud father of an Eagle Scout. He was also profiled in “Field of Dreams”, an article about his community activities in the Norristown Times-Herald in July, 2009. Mr. Jaskiewicz served as Secretary of the Board of Directors of Manna on Main Street, a food pantry and cupboard in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, from 2010 to 2015, sat on its board from 2007 until 2016, when he reached his term limit under Manna’s bylaws, and continues to serve on its Resource Development Committee. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of the YMCA of Philadelphia and Vicinity, and helped start its Ability First programs for persons with disabilities.
In recent months, Mr. Jaskiewicz was interviewed several time by a CBS radio affiliate on access to SBA Pandemic relief programs, and has written articles on that subject for a national publication for attorneys, Westlaw Today. He published articles in The Philadelphia Inquirer about his unexpected diagnosis of heart disease, and resulting open heart surgery, and about explaining a parent’s cancer diagnosis to a child with a developmental disability . He has been quoted in the media on subjects such as the decision whether to license one’s intellectual property or exploit it yourself, liability risks from using independent subcontractors, IP risks faced by independent contractors, marketing, due diligence on charities before making charitable gifts, and assisting a family member with a disability.
Many of Mr. Jaskiewicz’s published articles are available at https://www.linkedin.com/in/stanley-jaskiewicz-7923b84/detail/recent-activity/posts/.
Please contact Mr. Jaskiewicz at email@example.com or 215-241-8866 if you would like a complimentary copy of any of his business or advocacy publications.
- The University of Michigan Law School J.D. 1985, Magna Cum Laude
- Yale University B.A. 1982, Summa Cum Laude
- Corporate Law
- Intellectual Property Law
- Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures
- Pennsylvania, 1985
- New Jersey, 1985
- American Bar Association, Business Law Section
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Philadelphia Bar Association
- St. Joseph’s Preparatory School, President’s Advisory Council
- Corpus Christi Parish, Upper Gwynedd, Pennsylvania, Member, Finance and Pastoral Councils
- Legal Clinic for the Disabled, Inc.
- Manna on Main Street, Member, Resource Development Committee; former member of Board of Directors, and Board Secretary
- Horsham Little League, former member of the Board of Directors and Challenger Division Coach
- Tim Academy, former member of Board of Directors, and former Vice President
- The YMCA of Greater Philadelphia & Vicinity, former member of the Board of Directors
- The North Penn Special Education Council in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, Former Member of the Board of Directors.
- Boy Scout Troup 303 (Chartered Organization Representative and Adult Committee member)
- Former Contributing Editor of e-Commerce Law and Strategy