Lisa R. Jacobs


Lisa Jacobs has extensive experience representing businesses and institutions on domestic and international transactional matters. For more than 30 years, Lisa has served as an advisor to both private and public companies in a wide variety of industries on matters related to mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, institutional and private equity financings, securitization and structured finance and corporate governance issues.

In addition to handling business transactions of all sizes, Lisa negotiated the agreement between the Republican National Committee and the City of Philadelphia that brought the 2000 Republican Presidential Convention to Philadelphia. She also advised a variety of high-profile sports organizations, including those in the National Hockey League, National Football League and Minor League Baseball.

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Representative Matters

  • represented Fountain Life, an advanced diagnostics and preventative health company, in its acquisition of LifeOmic
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Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • J.D., cum laude, Villanova University School of Law
  • B.A., cum laude, University of Pennsylvania

  • Chair, Executive Committee, Uniform Law Commission (ULC)
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, ULC and American Bar Association Joint Editorial Board on Uniform Unincorporated Organization Acts
  • Chair, Business Law Section's Business Organization Statutory Update Committee, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Chair, Advisory Committee, Pennsylvania Department of State Corporations Bureau
  • Member, Pennsylvania Task Force That Drafted Act 170
  • Vice Chair, Board of Directors, Philadelphia-Freedom Valley YMCA

Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, "Act 122 of 2022, New Reporting Obligations for LLCs and What’s Up Next," Association of Corporate Counsel Contracts & Commercial CLE Institute
  • Presenter, “Unpacking the Corporate Transparency Act,” Stradley Ronon CLE
  • Presenter, “Selected Issues in LLC Formation and Operations,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute
  • Panelist, “Security Interests in Limited Liability Company and Partnership Interests,” American Bar Association Business Law Section Hybrid Spring Meeting
  • Panelist, "PA Business Law Quirks: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt Your Client," Pennsylvania Bar Institute
  • Panelist, “Act 122 of 2022 – Business Organizations Law Changes Coming Soon,” Business Law Institute
  • Panelist, “LLC Information Rights, Drafting and Litigation,” American Bar Association LLC Institute
  • Presenter, “The Role of Indemnity and Insurance in Business Transactions,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute
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  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for Corporate/M&A & Private Equity Pennsylvania
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In The Community

Lisa serves as pro bono counsel to Teen Cancer America, a charitable organization sponsored by The Who’s Roger Daltrey and Pete Townsend and devoted to improving the lives of teenagers and young adults with cancer, the Museum of the American Revolution and Liberty Steam Fire Engine Co. No. 1 of Spring City. Lisa also serves as a lecturer in law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
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